- Date of Birth: July 17th, 1955
- Party: Independence Party
- Member of Althingi for the Northeast Constituency since 2013.
- Deputy Speaker of Althingi 2013-2017.
- Member of the Environment and Communications Committee since 2017 (Chairman since 2017).
- Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2017.
- Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council since 2017 and 2013-2016 (Chairman since 2017),(Deputy Chairman 2013-2016).
- Member of the Budget Committee 2013-2016.
- Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly 2016 (Deputy Chairman 2016).