Date of Birth: February 1st, 1976
Telephone: +354 5630 500
Party: Left-Green Movement
Chairman of the Left-Green Movement since 2013.
Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík North Constituency since 2007.
Vice-Chairman of the Left-Green Movement's parliamentary group 2007-2009.
Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee since 2014. Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee since 2014 (Vice-Chairman since 2014).
Member of the Environment and Communications Committee 2013-2014. Member of the Education Committee 2007-2009.Member of the Economy and Taxation Committee 2007-2009. Member of the Icelandic delegation to the West Nordic Council 2013-2014.
Minister of Education, Science and Culture 2009-2013. Minister for Nordic Cooperation 2009-2013.