Ambassador Sturla Sigurjónsson

 

CURRICULUM VITAE


 

 

1958                Born in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1979                Graduated from Reykjavík Grammar School

 

1983                BA English and History, University of Iceland

 

1985                MA English Litterature, University of Iceland

 

1985-1987      Journalist

 

1987 – 1988    First Secretary, Defence Dpt., MFA, Reykjavík

 

1988 – 1991    Officer, Pol. Affairs Div., International Staff, NATO HQ, Brussels

 

1991 – 1994    Security Policy Desk Officer, MFA, Reykjavík

 

1994 – 1996    Counsellor, UN Mission, New York

 

1994 – 1996    Consul, NY, NJ, CT, RI

 

1996 – 1997    Minister-Counsellor & Dep. Perm. Rep., UN Mission, New York

 

1996 – 1997    Consul-General, NY, NJ, CT, RI

 

1997 – 2000    Dep. Perm. Rep., NATO & WEU, Brussels

 

2000 – 2002    Dep. Chief of Mission, Embassy of Iceland (EU Mission), Brussels

 

2002 – 2003    Director, Defence Dpt., MFA, Reykjavík

 

2003 – 2006    Director, Political Dpt., MFA, Reykjavík

 

2006                Ambassador to India, New Delhi

 

2006 – 2009    Foreign Policy Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister, Reykjavík

 

2010                Ambassador to Denmark

 

2010                Ambassador to Romania (non-resident)

 

2010                Ambassador to Bulgaria (non-resident)

 

2010                Ambassador to Turkey (non-resident)

 

 

Ambassador Sigurjónsson is married to Mrs. Elín Jónsdóttir who is a Medical Nurse and they have 5 children.



Inspired by Iceland