Torfi Jóhannesson

Senior Adviser at the Nordic Council of Ministers

Torfi Jóhannesson is a senior adviser at the Nordic Council of Ministers and has many years’ experience of policy development in bioeconomy and rural development. He grow up on a farm in Northern Iceland, graduated from the Agricultural University of Iceland in 1994 and received a PhD degree from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen in 2000. Since then he has worked as an Associate professor at the Agricultural University of Iceland; in rural development projects and in the Ministry of Industries and Innovation in Iceland, before joining the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2015.