GRÓ Governing Board

The GRÓ Governing Board is composed of five representatives. One representative, who is also Chairperson, is appointed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, one is appointed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, one by the Director-General of UNESCO, one by the Icelandic National Commission for UNESCO and one representative is designated independently of the authorities by the Development Cooperation Committee.

Members of the GRÓ Governing Board:

  • Mr. Jón Karl Ólafsson, Chairman of the Board, appointed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Cooperation
  • Ms. Anna Elísabet Ólafsdóttir, appointed by the Icelandic Development Cooperation Committee
  • Mr. Jean-Yves Le Saux, appointed by the Director General of UNESCO
  • Mr. Ragnar Þorgeirsson, appointed by the Minister of Education, Science and Culture
  • Ms. Sæunn Stefánsdóttir, appointed by the Icelandic National Commission for UNESCO