22 janúar 2018

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson

Age: Born 13 July 1953 in Reykjavík Iceland

Positions held

2016-2018   Special assignment as Brexit coordinator, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavík.
2010-2016   Ambassador to Germany, also accredited to Poland, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro with residence in Berlin.
2006-2010   Ambassador to The People's Republic of China, also accredited to Australia, New Zealand, The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mongolian Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Kingdom of Cambodia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and The Republic of Korea with residence in Beijing.
2002-2006   Permanent Secretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavík.
1997-2002   Ambassador to the European Union; also accredited to Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Principality of Liechtenstein with residence in Brussels.
1994-1997   Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, including EFTA and the WTO.
1991-1994   Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Under Secretary for External Trade, Ministry for Foreign Affaris, Reykjavík.
1988-1991   Minister Counsellor, Icelandic Embassy, Brussels (European Communities, Belgium, Luxembourg).
1987-1988   Deputy Permanent Representative in the Icelandic Delegation to the North Atlantic Council, Brussels.
1984-1987   Councellor, Icelandic Embassy, Paris, Depyty Permanent Representative to OECD and UNESCO.
1981-1984   First Secretary, Icelandic Embassy, Paris, also Deputy Permanent Representative at the Icelandic Mission to the OECD and UNESCO.
1979-1981   First Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavík.


1972-1977   M.A. Hons. Edinburgh University 1977, English literature and philosophy.


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