Permanent representative

Harald Aspelund

Ambassador of Iceland


 

Professional Experience
2017 -            Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other
                       International Organizations in Geneva including the World Trade Organization
2013 - 2017  Director General for Administration and Consular Affairs,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2009 - 2013  Director, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2008 - 2009  Director of Human Resources,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2004 - 2008  Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative,
                       Permanent Mission of Iceland to the UN in New York
2000 - 2004  Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative,
                       Permanent Mission of Iceland in Geneva
1999 - 2000   Counsellor, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1997 - 1999  Counsellor, Directorate for Administration and Consular Affairs,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1993 - 1997   First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Brussels
1990 - 1993   First Secretary, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs,
                       Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1989 - 1990  Agricultural Bank of Iceland
 
 
       Education
       Cand. Oecon. University of Iceland
 
Personal Information
Born: 3 August 1964 in Ísafjörður, Iceland
Spouse: Dr. Ásthildur Jónsdóttir
Two children

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