2013- Director, Nordic Department, Deputy Political Director (2016-), Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavík.
2009-2013 Ambassador to Finland, also accredited to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine and the Holy See with residence in Helsinki.
2008-2009 Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, also accredited as Ambassador to the Holy See with residence in Strasbourg.
2006-2008 Ambassador, Chief of Protocol, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. 2003-2006 Director, Department of Information, Cultural Affairs and Consular Liaison, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
2001-2003 Minister-Counsellor, Deputy HoM, Embassy of Iceland in Berlin.
1998-2001 Counsellor, Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
1996-1998 Director, International Department, Parliament of Iceland.
1994-1996 Director, Nordic Council Parliamentary Delegation, Parliament of Iceland.
1988-1994 Head of Cultural Department, Nordic Council, Stockholm.
1982-1986 Secretary General, The Council for Gender Equality, Reykjavík.
1982 Lawyer, District Commission of Reykjavík.