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