Gudrun Schmidt


Gudrun Schmidt


Short Bio

Gudrun Schmidt has worked at the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland since 1999, first as a specialist in sustainable land use and since 2002 as a regional representative at the district office in east Iceland. There she supervises and implements revegetation projects, as well as strengthens affiliations with land users, community and the the local pupulation through cooperation, education and consultation. The professional interests of Gudrun Schmidt lie especially in the field of motivation and communication with the locals and finding educational ways to make people feel responsible for nature and gaining action competence.


  • MSc, Education for sustainable development, University of Rostock, Germany
  • BSc, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural College