About Líf

Líf was born in Copenhagen on August 13, 1974. She is cohabiting with attorney Snorri Stefánsson and they have four children together born in 2000, 2009, 2010, and 2012. They live in the west end of Reykjavík.


2016- City Councilor
2014-2016 Deputy City Councilor
2010- Representative to the Education & Youth Council
2006-2011 Web Editor of the Association of Savings Banks and the Savings Bank
2004-2006 Primary School Teacher at Valhúsaskóli and Suðurhlíðaskóli
2000-2007 Newsroom Translator for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV) and on translation project on behalf of RUV


2009- Master's Degree in Teaching Icelandic (incomplete)
2001-2004 Icelandic Teachers' Training College, B.ed
1991-1994 Matriculation examination from Nørre gymnasium in Brønshøj

Social Activities

2011-2015 Board Member of the Left-Green Movement
2011-2012 Chair of VGR, Regional Society of the Left-Green Movement
2007-2010 Board Member of company union of the Savings Bank and Icebank
2002-2004 the Teachers' Training College Student Council
2003-2004 Deputy chair of BISN (Association of Icelandic Students in Special Schools) and Deputy Representative of LIN (Icelandic Student Loan Fund)