Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade

Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson is the Minister for Foreign Affairs  and External Trade, a position he has held since 2017.

Parliamentary career
Member of Althingi for the Reykjavík North Constituency 2003-2009, for the Reykjavík South Constituency 2009-2016 and for the Reykjavík North Constituency since 2016.
Party group
Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Independence Party 2016-2017.
Deputy Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Independence Party 2013-2016 and 2005-2007.
Earlier committees
Member of the Budget Committee 2013-2017 (1st Deputy Chairman 2013-2016).
Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2013-2014.
Member of the Economic Affairs and Trade Committee 2011-2013.
Member of the Health Committee 2009-2011.
Member of the Trade Committee 2009-2011.
Member of the Environment Committee 2003-2007 (Chairman 2004-2007).
Member of the Fisheries Committee 2003-2007.
Member of the Social Affairs Committee on 2003-2006 (Deputy Chairman 2003-2006).
Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees 2013-2016 and 2003-2007 (Chairman 2013-2016 and 2005-2007).
Member of the EU-Iceland joint Parliamentary Committee 2013-2016.
Ministerial Career
Minister of Health and Social Security 2007-2009.