Össur Skarphéðinsson

Össur Skarphéðinsson

Össur Skarphéðinsson is an Icelandic politician who was Minister for Foreign Affairs from February 2009 - 2013. Össur matriculated from the Reykjavík Grammar School in 1973, and gained a BS in Biology from the University of Iceland in 1979, and a doctorate from the University of East Anglia in 1983 entitled "The effect of photoperiod on the growth of the rainbow trout". He has been a member of the parliament since 1991, as Member for Reykjavík Constituency from 1991 to 2003 and Member for Reykjavík North Constituency since 2003. He was Chairman of the Social Democratic Party parliamentary group from 1991 to 1993, Minister for the Envi ... more on Wikipedia

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