Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir

Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir (born 4 October 1973) is an Icelandic politician, the Icelandic Minister of Education, Science and Culture since November 2017 and a member of the Althing (Iceland's parliament) for the Reykjavík South constituency since 2016.[1]

Lilja Alfreðsdóttir
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Minister of Education, Science and Culture
Assumed office
30 November 2017
Prime MinisterKatrín Jakobsdóttir
Preceded byKristján Þór Júlíusson
Deputy chair of the Progressive Party
Assumed office
2 October 2016
LeaderSigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
Preceded bySigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
7 April 2016 – 11 January 2017
Prime MinisterSigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
Preceded byGunnar Bragi Sveinsson
Succeeded byGuðlaugur Þór Þórðarson
Personal details
Born (1973-10-04) 4 October 1973 (age 47)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partyProgressive Party
Spouse(s)Magnús Óskar Hafsteinsson
Children2

She has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the Icelandic Central Bank and was an economic advisor to Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson during his time as prime minister. Lilja was the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson's cabinet and has been the deputy chairperson of the Progressive Party since 2016.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
2016–2017
Succeeded by
Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson