The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade

Lilja Alfreðsdóttir

Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs


Political party:
Progressive Party Lilja Alfreðsdóttir utanríkisráðherra

Personal:
Born 4 October 1973.                                                        
Married to Magnus Oskar Hafsteinsson. They have two children.

Current positions:  
Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade since 8 April 2016

Education:
Columbia University, New York, MIA in International Economic Policy 1999-2001
University of Iceland, Reykjavík, undergraduate degree in Political Science 1994-1998
Minnesota University, Minneapolis, exchange student (macroeconomics and philosophy)1998
Ewha University, Seoul, South-Korea, exchange student (East Asian political history) 1993-1994

Experience
Central Bank of Iceland, Deputy - Director, General Secretariat and International Affairs 2016-

Prime Minister's Office, Special Liaison 2014-2015

Central Bank of Iceland, Deputy - Director, General Secretariat and International Affairs 2013-2014

International Monetary Fund, Advisor, Washington DC 2010-2013

Central Bank of Iceland, Deputy - Director, International Affairs and Market Operations 2001-2010

Scholarships

  • Fulbright 1999/Columbia University
  • Íslandsbanki  2000/Columbia University
  • IESP 1998/University of Minnesota

Minister Alfreðsdóttir's CV

Lilja Alfreðsdóttir utanríkisráðherra

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