Ambassador

Curriculum Vitae

Albert Jónsson

 

Albert Jónsson

Born 28 December 1952 in Reykjavík.

Married to Ása Baldvinsdóttir with two children, Baldvin (born 1983) and Auður (born 1989).

 

1978: B.A. History and Political Science, University of Iceland.

1979: M.Sc. International Relations, University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science).

1980-1982: Researcher, Icelandic Commission on Security and International Affairs.

1983-2006: External lecturer in International Politics, University of Iceland.

1984-1987: Radio journalist for Iceland Broadcasting Service.

1987-1988: Television journalist for Iceland Broadcasting Service.

1988-1991: Executive Director, Icelandic Commission on Security and International Affairs.

1991-2004: Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister.

2004 -2006 : Special Adviser to the Foreign Minister.

2006 (June-October): Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister.

2006-2009: Ambassador to the United States.

2009-2011: Consul General, Faroe Islands.

2011-          Ambassador to the Russian Federation.

 



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