Permanent representative

Högni S. Kristjánsson

Ambassador of Iceland


 

Professional Experience

2012 - 2016  Director General, Directorate for External Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2008 - 2012  Director for European Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2003 - 2008  Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Iceland, Brussels.
2002 - 2003  National Expert, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2000 - 2002  Counsellor, External Trade Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1996 - 1999  Counsellor for Justice and Home Affairs, Icelandic Mission to the EU, Brussels.
1993 - 1996  Head of Section, Ministry for Justice.
1991 - 1993  Deputy, Police Commissioner of Kópavogur, Iceland.
 
       Education
       Cand. Juris. University of Iceland, Faculty of Law, Reykjavík, Iceland.
 
Personal Information
  • Born 2 September 1965 at Höfn í Hornafirði, Iceland.
  • Spouse: Ásgerður Magnúsdóttir.
  • Four children

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