Ms Berglind Ásgeirsdóttir

Berglind Ásgeirsdóttir

Curriculum Vitae

2011 -        Appointed Ambassador of Iceland to France, Spain, Italy, Andorra, Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon and Tunisia.  Permanent Representative of Iceland to the OECD, UNESCO and the Council of Europe

2007-2010   Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Security

2006-2007   Ambassador. Head of Trade and Economic Co-Operation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

2002-2006   Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris

1999-2002   Secretary General, the Ministry of Social Affairs

1996-1999   Secretary-General, Nordic Council, Copenhagen

1988-1996   Secretary General, Ministry of Social Affairs

1984-1988   Counsellor, embassy of Iceland, Stockholm

1984-1986   Vice-chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Security and Confidence-Building Measures in Europe (CSCE)

1981 – 1984 First Secretary, embassy of Iceland, Bonn

1983-1984   Deputy Permanent Representative, Council of Europe

1979-1981   Head of the Department of Information and Culture, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

- Worked as a journalist while at university and following graduation

- Produced programmes for Icelandic National Television while at university


1978:  Graduated from the University of Iceland with Cand. Jur. degree (in Law) special emphasis on tax law.

1985:  MA in International Relations, Boston University

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