Ambassador

Gunnar Gunnarsson f. 16.03.1948

 

Curriculum Vitae


 

Gunnar Gunnarsson, born 16 March 1948 in Reykjavík, Iceland


1979-1987 Director, Icelandic Commission on Security and International Affairs

1978-1987 Lecturer in International Politics, University of Iceland

1987-1991 Assistant Professor in International Politics, University of Iceland

1989-1991 Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs

1991-1992 Political Director, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1992-1993 Ambassador to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Vienna

1994-1998 Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Ambassador to Ukraine, Georgia, Moldovo, Bulgaria, Romania and Mongolia, resident in Moscow

1998-2001 Ambassador, Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2001-2002 Director of Defence Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2002-2008 Ambassador and Permanent Representative to NATO and the WEU,       Brussels, and OPCW, The Hague

2008-2011 Ambassador, Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2011 -   Ambassador to Sweden.


Academic background:
Diplom Politologe, Freie universität Berlin, 1978


Married to Unnur Ulfarsdottir. They have two daughters.



Inspired by Iceland