Hulda Sveinsdottir was appointed Director of Planning in October 2015 and heads the University Planning Office within Professional Services. The Planning team is responsible for managing the University’s strategic planning process, the production and administration of management information, risk management, business continuity management and the development and management of strategic institutional initiatives.
Hulda has been with the University of Aberdeen since 2009 when she joined the administrative team within the College of Physical Sciences, first as Assistant College Registrar and later as College Registrar. Previous to this, Hulda worked at Abertay University in Dundee where she was based within the Office of the University Secretary/Vice-Principal for Research & Commercialisation, with responsibility for planning and governance.
Hulda has a BA in Politics from the University of Iceland, and an MA in East Asian Politics and PhD in Japanese Politics from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.