Date and place of birth

1977, Paide, Estonia


1997 – 2001                Institute of Law; Estonia, Law, MA

2002 – 2003                Estonian School of Diplomacy, International Relations and European Integration

2005                              International Diplomatic Program, London, UK

2011 – 2015                Estonian Academy of Arts, BA

Professional Career

Working in the Estonian foreign service since 2004.

Since 2022                  Ambassador of Estonia to Portugal.

2017 – 2022                Diplomatic and Foreign relations Counsellor to the Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

2016 – 2017                Division for Western Europe and North America, Department of Europe and Transatlantic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Relations with Southern Europe countries and the Holy See; Desk Officer

2010 – 2015                Permanent Representation of Estonia to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva; UN, WHO, WTO, ILO; Desk Officer

2009 – 2010                Division for Trade Policy and Economic Organisations, External Economic Policy and Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Desk Officer and Acting Director of the Division (2010)

2004 – 2009                Division for International Law and Law-making, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Lawyer

Other job assignments

2005 – 2006                Alternate Representative of Estonia in the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court.


Estonian, English, French, Russian

Marital status

Married with 3 children