Ambassador

H. E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Ireland 

AINO LEPPIK VON WIRÉN

 Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland Aino Lepik von Wirén presented her credentials to President Michael D. Higgins in Dublin.

On September 4th, 2018 Estonia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland Aino Lepik von Wirén presented her credentials to President Michael D. Higgins in Dublin.

Curriculum vitae

1961, Stockholm, Sweden

Education:
  • 1980 The French International School in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • 1987 Stockholm University (Sweden), law
  • 1985 studies at the University of Surrey (United Kingdom), law
Employment record:
  • 1987-1990 lawyer at Örebro Administrative Court, Sweden
  • 1990-1992 prosecutor at Stockholm Office of the Prosecutor
  • 1993-1994 legal adviser to the Government of the Republic of Estonia
  • 1994-1997 Head of the Human Rights Bureau of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1994-1999 Representative of Estonia in the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance
  • 1997-1999 Director General of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1997-1999 Representative of Estonia in the Human Rights Committee of the Council of Europe
  • 1999-2003 State Secretary
  • 2003-2006 Ambassador to Portugal, based in Lisbon
  • 2006-2010 Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2007-2010 Ambassador to Israel, based in Tallinn
  • 2010-2014 Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, based in London
  • 2014-2016 Director General of the Department for European and Trans-Atlantic Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2016-2017 Director General of the Department for European and Trans-Atlantic Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs acting as the Undersecretary for European and Trans-Atlantic Cooperation
  • 2018 Director General of the Department for European Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2018 Ambassador to Ireland, based in Dublin
Foreign languages:
  • Swedish, English, French