Ragnar Jonasson in Conversation with Icelandic Ambassador Bergdis Ellertsdottir - Virtual Event

Ragnar Jonasson is an international number one bestselling author who has sold over two million books in thirty-two countries worldwide. His books include the Dark Iceland series and the Hulda series. Jonasson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, where he also works as an investment banker and teaches copyright law at Reykjavik University. He has previously worked on radio and television, including as a TV news reporter for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, and, since the age of seventeen, has translated fourteen of Agatha Christie's novels. Ragnar is the co-founder of the Reykjavik international crime writing festival Iceland Noir. His critically acclaimed international bestseller The Darkness is soon to be a major TV series. Jonasson lives in Reykjavik with his wife and two daughters.

Bergdis Ellertsdottir has served as the Ambassador of Iceland to the United States since September 2019. Prior to that she was Ambassador to the European Union in Brussels and Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. During her long carrier, Bergdis has worked on trade as well as security issues. Between 2007 and 2012 she was deputy Secretary General of the European Free Trade Association. Bergdis is an avid reader and a part from literature her interests include art and the art of cooking.


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