Sturla Böðvarsson

Sturla Böðvarsson
  • Date of Birth: November 23rd, 1945
  • Party: Independence Party

Parliamentary career

  • Speaker of Althingi 2007-2009.
  • Member of Althingi for the Western Constituency 1991-2003 and for the North West Constituency since 2003.
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi 1991-1999.

Present committees

  • Member of the Committee on Transport and Communications since 2009.
  • Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs (latter) since 2009.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Committee on the Budget 1991-1999 (Vice-Chairman 1992-1999).
  • Member of the Committee on Transport and Communications 1991-1995.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council 1995-1999.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Communications 1999-2007.