Sólveig Pétursdóttir

Sólveig Pétursdóttir
  • President of Althingi since 2005. 
  • Date of Birth: March 11th, 1952
  • Party: Independence Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík Constituency 1991-2003 and for the Reykjavík South Constituency since 2003.

Present committees

  • Member of the Althingi\'s Presidium since 2003.

Earlier committees

  • Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs 2003-2005.
  • Chairman of the Committee on General Affairs 1991-1999.
  • Member of the Committee on Economy and Trade 1991-1999.
  • Member of the Committee on Health and Social Security 1991-1999.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 1993-1997 and 2004-2005.
  • Chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 1993-1999, member 1991-1993.
  • Chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 2003-2005.

Ministerial Career

  • Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs 1999-2003.