1990 Ph.D. Mycology, University of Manitoba (Fungi isolated from stained wood associated with bark beetle galleries in timber trees in New Zealand, Norway and Western Canada).
1981 B.S. Biology, University of Iceland.
1994- Mycologist, Icelandic Institute of Natural History
1992-1994 Mygologist, Náttúrufræðistofnun Norðurlands.
1995 Part-time teaching, University of Akureyri.
1991 Part-time teaching, University of Iceland.
1991-1992 Specialist, Icelandic Forest Service.
1990-1991 Lecturer, University of Iceland.
1984-1988 Teacher assistant, University of Manitoba.