Name: Stefan Skjaldarson
Age: Born 10 February 1955 in Iceland
Civil Status: Married to Mrs. Birgit Nyborg. Children: Two boys, born 1986 and 1988
Aug. 2013- Ambassador of Iceland in China. Also accredited Ambassador of Iceland to Australia, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, North Korea, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand & Vietnam.
2009- Ambassador of Iceland in Austria. Also accredited Ambassador of Iceland to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia (FYR), the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic, residing in Vienna. Permanent Representative of Iceland to the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) and other International Organizations in Vienna, notably the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).
2008 MFA, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Department of European Affairs. Chairperson EEA/EFTA Subcommittees II, III and IV.
2003 Ambassador of Iceland in Norway. Also accredited Ambassador of Iceland to Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Kuwait and Macedonia (FYR), residing in Oslo. Ambassador of Iceland (agrée) to Algeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, residing in Oslo.
2001 Political Director, MFA
2001 Appointed Ambassador in the Foreign Service
1999 Director of the Department of Administration and Consular Affairs, MFA
1998 Minister Counsellor, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Embassy of Iceland, Oslo
1995 Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo
1994 Counsellor, Political Department, MFA
1993 Special consultant, Department of Administration and Consular Affairs, MFA
1992 Special consultant, Defence Department, MFA
1987 Consultant and Senior Budget Analyst, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance
1987 Cand. Polit., University of Oslo (Political Science)
1984 Teachers Training Certificate, University of Oslo
1983 Studies in Mass Communication, University of Oslo
1982 Cand. Mag., University of Oslo (Political Science, Cultural Anthropology, Spanish)
Excellent Icelandic, English, Norwegian
Good Danish, Swedish
Fair Spanish, German