Date of Birth: November 23rd, 1974
Telephone: +354 5630 500
Party: The Social Democratic Alliance
Member of Althingi for the Southwest Constituency since 2003.
Member of the Environment Committee 2007-2009.Member of the Education Committee 2007-2009.Member of the Industry Committee 2005-2009 (Chairman 2007-2009). Member of the Committee on the Budget 2005-2007.Member of the Social Affairs Committee 2004-2005.Member of the Education and Culture Committee 2003-2005.Member of the General Affairs Committee 2003-2004. Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees 2007-2009 (Chairman 2007-2009).
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs 2012-2013. Minister of Industry 2009-2012.