Kristina Háfoss - CV

Nordiska rådets direktör Kristina Háfoss

Kristina Háfoss

Photographer
Charlotte de la Fuente

Education

  • Management (Certificate of Business Administration – Heriot-Watt University & Edinburgh Business School)
  • Economics (MSc in Politics – University of Copenhagen)
  • Law (Master of Laws – University of Copenhagen)

Work experience

  • Minister of Finance(2015-2019)
  • Advisor to Tryggingarfelagið Føroyar (insurance company), Betri pensjón (pension company) and TF Holding (2011–2015)
  • Minister of Education, Research and Culture (2008)
  • Director of the Department for Development, IT and Marketing – Tryggingarfelagið Føroyar, Betri pensjón and TF Holding (2007–2011)
  • Project manager and investment advisor – Føroya Banki (bank) (2006)
  • Economist and lawyer – Landsbanki Føroya (government bank) (2004–2005)
  • Student assistant in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Denmark (1998–2000)

Political and business posts

  • Member of Parliament (2019–2021)
  • Member of the Finance Committee in the Faroese parliament and alternate member of the West Nordic Council (2019–2021)
  • Member of Parliament (2011–2015)
  • Vice-chair of the Finance Committee in the Faroese parliament and vice-chair of a §19 committee (2011–2015)
  • Board member, P/F Smyril Line (passenger and freight ferries to several Nordic countries) (2011)
  • Board member, P/F TF íløgur (investments) and P/F TF ognir (real estate) (2011–2013)
  • Member of the Board of Representatives, Landsbanki Føroya (government bank) (2008–2011)
  • Chair and board member, of Búskapar- og Løgfrøðingafelag Føroya (the Faroese Economist and Lawyers Union) (2005–2006)
  • Member of Parliament (2002–2004)
  • Member of the Finance Committee in the Faroese parliament and the Constitution Committee (2002–2004)
  • Chair of the Local Committee in the Faroese parliament (2002–2004)