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Guðrún Hafsteinsdóttir - Minister of Justice

Guðrún Hafsteinsdóttir

Minister of Justice

Guðrún Hafsteinsdóttir is Minister of Justice since 19 June 2023.


Guðrún was born in Selfoss on February 9, 1970. She completed her Bachelor's degree in anthropology at the University of Iceland in 2008 and a diploma in applied equality studies in 2011. Guðrún worked for years at the family business Kjörís in Hveragerði. She has held a number of confidential and board positions in companies and associations and for years was a vocal member of the Confederation of Iceland Enterprise, The Pension Fund of Commerce and the Icelandic Pension Funds Association.

Guðrún has sat in Althingi, the Icelandic parliament for the Independence Party as the first Member of Parliament in the South since the elections in 2021 and she became Minister of Justice on 19 June 2023.

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the South Constituency since 2021.
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