Katrín Jakobsdóttir

Katrín Jakobsdóttir
  • Chairman of the Left-Green Movement since 2013. 
  • Date of Birth: February 1st, 1976
  • Party: Left-Green Movement

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík North Constituency since 2007.

Party group

  • Deputy Chairman of the Left-Green Movement's parliamentary group 2007-2009.

Present committees

  • Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee since 2015.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees since 2014.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee since 2014 (Deputy Chairman since 2014).

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2014-2015.
  • 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.

Ministerial Career

  • Minister of Education, Science and Culture 2009-2013.
  • Minister for Nordic Cooperation 2009-2013.