Permanent Representative

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva


Curriculum vitae

1967, Tallinn, Estonia


1994                  Europainstitut an der Universität Basel, Master of Advanced European Studies

1990                  University of Tartu, Estonia, Faculty of Law, Degree in Law

Employment record:

2019 –                Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Experience and ohter International Organisations in Geneva

2009-2019        Head of the Personnel Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

2003-2009       Estonian Ambassador to the Republic of Austria

Non-resident Ambassador to the Slovak Republic (2003-2009), to the Swiss Confederation (2003-2009) and to the Republic of Slovenia (2004-2008) with the residence in Vienna, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to IAEA, UNOV, Preparatory Commission for CTBTO (2005- 2009)

1999 – 2003      Head of the European Integration Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

1996 – 1999       Counsellor of the Mission, Estonian Mission to the EU in Brussels

1991 – 1996        Counsellor of the Division of International Treaties, Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia

1990 – 1991        Lawyer in the law office Niguliste in Tallinn, since September 1991 member of the Estonian Bar Association

Foreign languages:
  • German, English, French, Russian