Siv Friðleifsdóttir

Siv Friðleifsdóttir
  • Date of Birth: August 10th, 1962
  • Party: Progressive Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjanes Constituency 1995-2003 and for the Southwest Constituency since 2003.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 2009-2011.

Party group

  • Chairman of the parliamentary group of the The Progressive Party 2007-2009.

Present committees

  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2011.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council since 2007.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Health Committee 2009-2011.
  • Member of the General Affairs Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 1995-1999, 2004-2006 and 2007-2009 (Vice-Chairman 2004-2006).
  • Member of the Health and Social Security Committee 1995-1999 (Vice-Chairman 1995-1999) and 2004-2006 .
  • Member of the Social Affairs Committee 1995-1999 (Vice-Chairman 1995-1999) and 2004-2006 (Chairman 2004-2006).
  • Member of the Economy and Trade Committee 2004-2006.
  • Member of Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 1996-1997, 2004-2006, 2008 and 2010-2011.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 2004-2006 (Vice-Chairman 2004-2006).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council 1995-1999.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the WEU Assembly 1995-1999.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Health and Social Security 2006-2007.
  • Minister for the Environment 1999-2004.
  • Minister for Nordic Co-operation 1999-2004.