Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Turkey


Curriculum vitae

1960, Estonia

  • 1983 University of Tartu (Estonia), Estonian Language and Literature
  • 2000 Diplomatic School of Spain in Madrid, Master’s degree in International Relations
  • 2016 Estonian Higher National Defence Courses
 Employment record:
  • 1983-1987 Tallinna Ühisgümnaasium, teacher
  • 1987-1991 Tallinn University of Technology, language teacher
  • 1991-1996 Baltic News Service, translator of international news
Employment record in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
  • 1997-1999 Press and Information Department, Press Secretary
  • 2000-2002 Political Department, Desk Officer of EU Foreign and Security Policy Office
  • 2002-2005 Embassy in Madrid, Second Secretary
  • 2005-2007 Director of Middle East, Africa and Latin America Office of the 3rd Political Department
  • 2007-2009 Special Mission to Israel, Counsellor
  • 2009-2010 Embassy in Israel, Chargé d’Affaires
  • 2010-2013 Embassy in the Portuguese Republic, based in Lisbon; side accreditation to the Kingdom of Morocco (2011-2013)
  • 2013-2016 Director of Asia, Australia, Africa and Latin America Office of the Political Department
  • 2016- Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, based in Ankara; side accreditations to the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Lebanese Republic
Foreign languages:
  • English, Spanish, Russian, Finnish
Social activities:
  • 2015-2016 member of the Estonian Language Council