Svandís Svavarsdóttir

Svandís Svavarsdóttir

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík South Constituency since 2009 (Left-Green Movement).

Party group

  • Chair of the Left-Green Movement's parliamentary group 2017 and 2013–2017.

Previous committees

  • Member of the Credentials Committee 2021.
  • Member of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee 2017 (1st Deputy Chair 2017).
  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee 2016–2017 and 2013–2014.
  • Member of the Environment and Communications Committee 2014–2016.
  • Member of the Special Committee on the Standing Orders of Althingi 2014–2016.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2017.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees 2017.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries since 2021.
  • Minister of Health 2017–2021.
  • Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources 2012–2013.
  • Minister for the Environment 2009–2012.