Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir

Member of Parliament


Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir earned her MSc in Geography from the University of Iceland, Reykjavík doing a 90 ECTS research thesis on Place Attachment and Place Identity in Ísafjörður. She did a BA degree in Sociology from the University of Iceland where she finished 7 different methodology and research courses focusing on both qualitative and quantitative methods. Albertína previously worked for the University of Iceland Research Centre in Bolungarvík for two years as a researcher in tourism, as a project manager at the University Centre of the Westfjords, a project manager for FabLab in Ísafjörður (run by the Innovation Centre Iceland), a project manager for at Akureyrarstofa, and chief executive officer of EIMUR, a public-private partnership/cluster in the field of energy, increased utilization of geothermal resources and innovation in Northeast Iceland. She is currently a Member of Parliament.


Iceland's Environment and Natural Resources


Research topics: Place attachment, place identity

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