Ambassador H.E. Ms. Tiina Intelmann

Curriculum Vitae


1987 MA and BA in Italian language and literature, Leningrad State University (St. Petersburg, Russian Federation)

Professional career

2017- Ambassador of Estonia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2014-2017 Ambassador, Head of the European Union Delegation to Liberia
2011-2014 President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
2010-2011 Ambassador to the State of Israel. Nonresident Ambassador to Montenegro
2005-2010 Ambassador,, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, New York.

  • November 2009 – July 2010: Co-facilitator of the General Assembly intergovernmental consultations on system-wide coherence
  • January 2009 – January 2010: Vice-President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  • November 2007 – June 2008: Co-facilitator for the 10-11 June 2008 High-Level Meeting on the comprehensive review of the progress achieved in realizing the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS
  • January 2007 – January 2009: Chairperson of the Consultative Committee of UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women)
  • September 2006 – September 2007: Chairperson of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial Committee) during the 61st session of the UN General Assembly
  • September 2006 – September 2007: member of the Advisory Board of the UN Fund of International Partnerships
2002-2005 Undersecretary (Political Affairs and Media Relations), Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
1999-2002 Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Vienna, Austria
1998-1999 Director for Northern and Central Europe and the countries of Western Balkans, Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
1995-1998 Deputy Head of Mission, Counsellor (political affairs), Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations (New York)
1991-1995 Desk Officer – Southern Europe, Western Balkans, the European Union, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia; Political officer, Estonian Embassies in Paris and Brussels
1990-1992 Assistant to the Deputy Speaker of the Estonian Parliament
1987-1990 Teacher, interpreter