Parliamentary Career 

  • Member of Althingi and Head for the Southwest Constituency 2016 – September 2020 (Left Green Movement), MP for Social Democrats since December 2020 
  • Chair of the Iceland Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Council (PACE) October 2017– January 2021

  • Deputy Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Althingi Parliament  2017 – September 2020

  • Vice President of PACE 2018-2020

  • Vice Chair of PACE´s Committee of Migration, Refugees and Displaced persons January 2020 – January 2021



Born in Hafnarfjörður on February 9, 1975. Spouse: Kristján Guy Burgess, Specialist in International Relations. Children: Amíra Snærós ( 2003), Bjartur (2012), Snæfríður (2013).  



  • DELF degree in French from the Université de Stendhal, Grenoble, France 1996.  
  • Degree from the Iceland Tourist Guide School in 1998 and a degree as a Mountain Guide from Iceland Tourist Guide School  2003.  
    • BA Degree in French and Media studies at the University of Iceland 2000. 


  • Executive Director of the Left Green Movement´s Parliamentary Group 2015–2016.  
  • Press Officer of the Minister of Finance and the Ministry of Finance 2010–2014.  
  • News editor at France 24 TV in Paris, France, 2007-2008. News editor and reporter in Iceland for Al Jazeera, TF1, BBC, CBC, NRK, France 24 and other foreign news stations 2008–2009. Reporter at the RÚV newsroom 2009–2010. 
  • Journalist, Radio journalist and TV Journalist in RÚV, Rás 2, Rás 1, NFS, Stöð 2 and 2002–2007.  
  • Mountain Guide in the Highlands of Iceland 1998–2003 and with other work 2005–2009.  
  • Editor of Icelandic Women´s Rights Association´s Magazine June 19, 2005 and 2006.  
  • Member of the board of the Icelandic Women's Rights Association 2003–2006.  
  • Member of the board of Left Green Movement 2015 –2017 
Icelandic Deputy, Parlementarian for Peace
Participation in the sessions of the Forum