Ambassador 

Estrid Brekkan 

Born 14 February 1954

Curriculum Vitae

Professional

Sept. 2015-
Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden

2013-2015              
Director, International Organizations and Human Rights, Directorate for International and Security Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Deputy to the Director General of the Directorate for International and Security Affairs

2008-2013
Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Paris

2005-2008
Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

2001-2005
Chief of Division, Nordic, Regional and International Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1998-2001      
First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Stockholm

1995-1998      
Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Bonn

1992-1995      
Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

1989-1992      
Chief of Division, Press, Culture and Information, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1974-1989
Various administrative positions in Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Missions in New York, Moscow, Geneva, Paris and Oslo

Education        
B.A. in Political Science, UMUC

Languages       
Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, French, German

Hobbies         
Literature, art, golf, skiing

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