Gunnar Gunnarsson f. 16.03.1948
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
1994-1998 Ambassador to the Russian Federation, as well as Ukraine, Georgia, Moldovo, Bulgaria, Romania and Mongolia
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 the Kingdom of Sweden (October) as well as Cyprus, Albania, Syria and Kuwait.
Married to Unnur Ulfarsdottir. They have two daughters.
Diplom Politologe, Freie Universität, Berlin, 1978