Date of Birth: May 1st, 1951
Telephone: +354 5630 500
Party: Left-Green Movement
Member of Althingi for the Reykjavķk South Constituency 2007-2009 and for the Reykjavķk North Constituency since 2009. Deputy Speaker of Althingi 2009 and 2010-2012.
Chairman of the Left-Green Movement's parliamentary group since 2012. Vice-Chairman of the Left-Green Movement's parliamentary group, 2011-2012 and 2009-2010.
Member of the Environment and Communications Committee since 2012. Member of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee since 2011 (1st Vice-Chairman since 2011). Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Nordic Council since 2010 (Vice-Chairman since 2010).
Member of Welfare Committee 2011-2012 (Chairman 2011-2012). Member of the Trade Committee 2011 (Chairman 2011).Member of the Environment Committe the 2010-2011 (Vice-Chairman 2010-2011). Member of the General Affairs Committee 2009 and 2010-2011 (Vice-Chairman 2009 and 2011). Member of the Credentials Committee 2009-2011. Member of the Economy and Taxation Committee 2009 and 2010-2011 (Vice-Chairman 2010-2011). Member of the Health Committee 2007-2009. Member of the Industry Committee 2007-2009 (Vice-Chairman 2009). Member of the Trade Committee on 2009 (Chairman 2009). Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Nordic Council 2009 (Vice-Chairman 2009). Member of the Committee on Health and Social Security 2007.
Minister of Health 2009-2010.