Þórunn Sveinbjarnardóttir

Þórunn Sveinbjarnardóttir
  • Date of Birth: November 22nd, 1965
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjanes Constituency 1999-2003 and for the Southwest Constituency since 2003.

Party group

  • Chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance Parliamentary Group since 2010.

Present committees

  • Member of the Social Affairs and Social Security Committee since 2010.
  • Member of the Health Committee since 2009.
  • Member of the Credentials Committee since 2009.
  • Member of the Special Committee on the Standing Orders of Althingi since 2011.
  • Member of the the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region since 2009 (Vice-Chairman since 2009).

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2009 -2010 (Vice-Chairman 2009-2010).
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee\'s Working Group on European Affairs 2010.
  • Member of the Environment Committee 2009-2010 (Chairman 2009-2010).
  • Member of the Social Affairs and Social Security Committee on 2009 (Chairman 2009).
  • Member of the Transport and Communications Committee on 2005-2007.
  • Member of the Committee on Agriculture 2003-2005.
  • Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs 2000-2007.
  • Member of the Committee on the Environment 1999-2003 and 2004-2005.
  • Member of the the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region 2001-2005.

Ministerial Career

  • Minister for the Environment 2007-2009.