Jón Gunnarsson

Jón Gunnarsson
  • Date of Birth: September 21st, 1956
  • Party: Independence Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Southwest Constituency since 2007.

Present committees

  • 1st Deputy Chairman of the Transport and Communications Committee since 2017.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees since 2017.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee since 2018.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee 2016-2017.
  • Member of the Industrial Affairs Committee 2011-2016 (Chairman 2013-2016).
  • Member of the Fisheries and Agriculture Committee 2007-2011.
  • Member of the Industry Committee 2010-2011.
  • Member of the Social Affairs and Social Security Committee 2009-2010 and 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Environment Committee 2009.
  • Member of the Trade Committee 2007-2009.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region 2013-2016 (Chairman 2013-2016).
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the West Nordic Council 2007-2009.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Transport and Local Government 2017.