About Us

Dr. Audrey Ingolfsdottir is the woman behind Transformia. With an educational background in international relations she has a wide ranging experience in academia, working in the public sector, for international organizations and as a consultant for both NGOs and the private sector.


August 2019 – Present: Founder and Manager of Transformia (full time)

2020-2022: Chair of the board of Vatnajökull National Park (part time)

2017-2019: Senior Researcher, Icelandic Tourism Reseach Centre, University of Akureyri (full time)

2010-2017: Assistant Professor, Bifröst University (head of social science department 2011-2013)

2007-2008: Gender Adviosor for UNIFEM (now UN Women) in the Western Balkans, Skopje

2006: Cease Fire Monitor for the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (Nordic civilian mission)

2003-2005: Environmental Policy Consultant, independent and for Environice

2002-2003: Expert in the International Office of the Icelandic Ministry for the Environment

1999-2002: Project Manger, Environmental Research Institute, University of Iceland

1997-1999: Journalist at Dagur/Dagur-Timinn, local newspaper in northern Iceland.


2016: PhD degree in international relations and gender studies. Joint degree University of Lapland (Finland) and University of Iceland.

1999: Masters degree in international relations. Focus: International Environment and Resources Policy. International Conflict Resolution and Conflict Resolution. Fletcher School, Tufts University (Boston, USA).

1995: Postgraduate degree in journalism. University of Iceland.

1994: BA degree in international studies. Focus: International development. University of Washington (Seattle, USA).