Guðbjartur Hannesson

Guðbjartur Hannesson
  • Date of Birth: June 3rd, 1950
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Northwest Constituency since 2007.
  • Speaker of Althingi 2009.

Present committees

  • Member of the Welfare Committee since 2014.
  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2013.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council since 2014.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Social Affairs and Social Security Committee 2007-2009 and 2009 (Chairman 2007-2009).
  • Member of the Budget Committee 2007-2009 and 2009 (Chairman 2009).
  • Member of the Education Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union since 2009-2010 (Deputy Chairman 2009-2010).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the West Nordic Council 2007-2009.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Welfare 2011-2013.
  • Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security and Minister of Health 2010.