Oddný G. Harðardóttir

Oddný G. Harðardóttir
  • Date of Birth: April 9th, 1957
  • Party: The Social Democratic Alliance

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the South Constituency since 2009 (Social Democratic Alliance).
  • Deputy Speaker of Althingi since 2021.

Party group

  • Chair of the Social Democratic Alliance's parliamentary group 2017–2021, 2016–2017 and 2011–2013.
  • Deputy Chair of the Social Democratic Alliance's parliamentary group 2013–2015.

Present committees

  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee since 2021.
  • Member of the Welfare Committee since 2021 (1st Deputy Chair since 2021).
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Nordic Council since 2021 (Deputy Chair since 2021).

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Budget Committee 2021, 2016–2017 (1st Deputy Chair 2016–2017), 2013–2016 (2nd Deputy Chair 2013–2016) and 2009–2011 (Chair 2010–2011).
  • Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee 2017–2021.
  • Member of the Special Committee on the Standing Orders of Althingi 2019–2021 and 2011–2012.
  • Member of the Credentials Committee 2016.
  • Member of the Welfare Committee 2013.
  • Member of the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee 2011–2012.
  • Member of the Education Committee 2009–2011 (Chair 2009–2010).
  • Member of the Transport and Communications Committee 2009–2010.
  • Member of the Health Committee 2009.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Nordic Council 2017–2021 (Deputy Chair 2017–2021) and 2017.
  • Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2017.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the West Nordic Council 2013–2016.
  • Member of the Icelandic delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) 2011–2012 (Deputy Chair 2011–2012).

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs 2012.
  • Minister of Finance 2011–2012.
  • Minister of Industry 2012.

Political party career

  • Chair of the Social Democratic Alliance 2016.