Key competences

Marine Environmental Policy and Maritime Policy; Marine Ecosystem Services; Marine Spatial Planning; Marine Protected Areas; Integrated Coastal Zone Management; Economic and Social Analysis; HELCOM and MSFD; Multilateral Environmental Diplomacy


PhD in Systems Ecology, Stockholm University (1990)

Work experience

Researcher in the Institute of Ecology and Marine Research of the Estonian Academy of Sciences; UN diplomat at the Permanent Mission of Estonia; Team leader and Coordinator of the cooperation between Union of the Baltic Cities and Lake Victoria Region Local Authorities Cooperation network; Director of the Marine Environment Department, Ministry of the Environment of Estonia.