Work experience before SEI
- Researcher at Åbo Akademi University (Finland) 01/2005–12/2007
- Project Manager at Environment Commission of the Union of the Baltic Cities (Finland) 08/2001–12/2004
- Adviser to the Minister of Economics and Communication (Estonia) 04/2002–04/2003
- Project manager and research fellow at Policy Research Centre PRAXIS (Estonia) 08/2000 – 07/2001
- Lecturer at Concordia International University of Estonia 09/1995–06/2001, in addition many consultancies.
- PhD programme at the Faculty of Economics and Business administration, Department of Finance and Economics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia (2015 – …)
- PhD studies on Public Administration at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
- Master of International Affairs (MIA), School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, New York, USA (1995)
- Bachelor in Production economics and management at Tallinn Technical University (1993).