Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
  • Chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance 2009-2013. 
  • Date of Birth: October 4th, 1942
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík Constituency 1978–2003, for the Reykjavík South Constituency 2003–2007 and for the Reykjavík North Constituency since 2007.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 1979,1983–1984 and 2003–2007.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Social Affairs Committee 2003–2007.
  • Member of the Economy and Trade Committee 1999–2007.
  • Member of the General Affairs Committee 1996–1999.
  • Member of the Industry Committe 1995–1999.
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 1995–1996.
  • Member of the Credentials Committee 1999–2003.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs 1995–1997, 1999–2000 and 2004–2007.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly 2003–2007.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the IPU 1996–2003 (Vice-Chairman 2000–2003).

Ministerial career

  • Prime Minister 2009–2013.
  • Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security 2007–2009.
  • Minister of Social Affairs 1987–1994.

Political party career

Vice Chairman of the Social Democratic Party 1984-1993. Chairman of the People's Movement 1995-1996.