Sigríður Berglind Ásgeirsdóttir
Born 15 January 1955 in Ólafsvík, Iceland
1978: Graduated from the University of Iceland with Cand. Jur. degree (in Law) special emphasis on tax law
1979: MA in International Relations, Boston University
1979:Head of the Department of Information and Culture, MFA of Iceland
1981: First Secretary in the Icelandic Embassy in Bonn.
1983: Deputy Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe.
1984: Vice-chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Security and Confidence-Building Measures in Europe (CSCE).
1984-1988: Counsellor in the Icelandic Embassy, Stockholm.
1988-1996: Secretary General in the Ministry of Social Affairs.
1996-1999: Secretary-General of the Nordic Council, Copenhagen
1999-2002: Secretary General in the Ministry of Social Affairs, Iceland.
2002 -2006 : Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris
2006 -2007: Ambassador, Head of Trade and Economic Co-Operation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
09.2007-2011: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Security.
03.2011- 08. 2016 Ambassador of Iceland to France, Italy, Spain, Andorra, Algeria, Djibouti, Morocco and Tunisia.
09.2016 – Ambassador to the Russian Federation
Married to Finnbogi Jonsson, 3 children