Sólveig Sigurðardóttir

ECPO President

Languages Spoken: English, Icelandic

Country: Iceland

A woman with long blonde hair smiling for the camera.

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Loving the sun.

Tell us a bit about yourself:

I am and advocate from Iceland.  Have lived with Obesity since childhood.  Working for a better life for us all living or affecting by Obesity.  Together we’re stronger.

Where do you live:


What are some of your interests:     

I love hiking and long walks.  Going swimming and saunas are one of my daily treats.  Living positively and having good relationships with family and friends.

What is your personal experience with obesity:

I don’t remember not living with Obesity.  I was always the kid in larger body.  And today my dream is that everyone no matter of size don’t get picked on and are treated with respect.  The healthcare system needs to change!