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Departments

The Environmental Agency of Iceland is divided into five departments. The departments are divided into teams based on their projects and responsibilities. 

The Office of the General Director functions as a separate unit. 

General Director: Sigrún Ágústsdóttir
Human Resources Manager: Þóra Margrét Pálsdóttir Briem
Quality Manager: Garðar Gíslason

Department of Chemicals, Permits and Wildlife Management
Director: Skúli Þórðarson
Teams:

  • Chemicals – Leader: Ísak Sigurjón Bragason
  • Integrated Pollution Permits and Impact Assessment - Leader: Sverrir Aðalsteinn Jónsson
  • Wildlife Management – Leader: Bjarni Jónsson

Department of Climate and Circular Economy
Director: Elva Rakel Jónsdóttir
Teams:

  • Circular Economy – Leader: Hildur Harðardóttir
  • Climate -  Leader: Nicole Keller

Department of Nature Protection Areas
Director: Inga Dóra Hrólfsdóttir
Teams:

  • Designation of Nature Protection Areas and Administration – Leader: Þórdís Björt Sigþórsdóttir
  • Nature Conservation Northern Region - Leader:  Kristín Ósk Jónsdóttir
  • Snæfellsjökull National Park and Nature Conservation Southern Region - Leader: Hákon Ásgeirsson

Department of Environmental Quality
Director: Aðalbjörg Birna Guttormsdóttir
Teams:

  • Air Quality and ETS - Leader: Einar Halldórsson
  • Inspection - Leader: Sigríður Kristinsdóttir
  • Ocean and Water - Leader: Halla Einarsdóttir

Department of Service and Finance
Director: Björgvin Valdimarsson
Digital Services: Jóhannes Birgir Jensson
Teams:

  • Operation and Finance -  Leader: Garðar Svavar Gíslason
  • Quality and Information - Leader: Garðar Svavar Gíslason