Curriculum Vitae of
Ambassador Sturla Sigurjónsson

Born

1958 - Born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Education

1979 - Graduated from Reykjavík Grammar School

1983 - BA English and History, University of Iceland

1985 - MA English Litterature, University of Iceland

Professional Background

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)

Married to

Mrs. Elín Jónsdóttir who is a Medical Nurse and they have 5 children.

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