Björgvin G. Sigurðsson

Björgvin G. Sigurðsson
  • Date of Birth: October 30th, 1970
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the South Constituency since 2003.

Party group

  • Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Social Democratic Alliance 2009-2010.

Present committees

  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2011 (Chairman since 2011).
  • Member of the Budget Committee since 2010.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly since 2009 (Chairman since 2009).

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2010-2011.
  • Member of the Budget Committee 2009.
  • Member of the Transport and Communication Committee 2009 and 2009-2010.
  • Member of the Economy and Taxation Committee 2009 (Chairman 2009).
  • Member of the General Affairs Committee 2005-2007.
  • Member of the Transport and Communications Committee 2004-2005.
  • Member of the Education Committee 2003-2007.
  • Member of the Industry Committee 2003-2004.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region 2005-2007.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2010-2011.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Commerce 2007-2009.
  • Minister for Nordic Co-operation 2008-2009.