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Ambassador H.E. Mr. Viljar Lubi

Since 1999, Mr Lubi has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs holding various positions. He started at the Press and Information Department and later worked at the Foreign Economic Policy Department. He was an Economic Adviser at the Estonian Embassy in London 2002-2006. After returning from London he worked as a Director of the General Affairs Division in the EU Department.

In August 2009, Mr Lubi took up the position of Economic Adviser at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, DC.

In 2011 he was seconded to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in Estonia.

In 2013 Mr Lubi took up office in New Delhi as the first residing Estonian Ambassador to India. His co-accreditations also included Myanmar and Sri Lanka. After three years he was seconded to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications as a Vice Minister for Economic Development.

Curriculum Vitae

Education
2002 MA in International Affairs, Tallinn Pedagogical University, Estonia
2001 Diploma in European Studies, University of Sussex, UK
2000 Estonian School of Diplomacy
1999 BA in economics, University of Tartu, Estonia
Career
2021 – Ambassador of Estonia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2016 – 2021 Vice Minister for Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication
2013 – 2016 Estonian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Republic of India
2011 – 2012 Director General of the EU and International Cooperation department, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
2009 – 2011 Counsellor, Embassy of Estonia in Washington
2006 – 2009 Director of the General Affairs Division, European Union department
2002 – 2006 Second Secretary, Embassy of Estonia in London
2001 – 2002 Attaché, Foreign Economic Policy department
1999 – 2000 Attaché, Press and Information department
1999 Ministry of Finance
1997 – 1999 Eesti Kindlustus AS (insurance)