Thu UNU-GEST Programme is governed by a Board, consisting of four members who are representatives of the United Nations University, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iceland and the University of Iceland, in addition to the UNU-GEST Director.

Board-members appointed in 2015:

Ms. Maria Erla Marelsdottir, Director General, MFA, appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Mats Berdal, Professor of Security and Development at King´s College, appointed by the United Nations University

Dr. Valur Ingimundarson, Professor of Contemporary History, appointed by the University of Iceland

Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, Director, UNU-GEST