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Ambassador Dr. Mart Laanemäe

Ambassador Dr. William Mart Laanemäe

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Kingdom of Denmark


Curriculum vitae

Born 1959 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • 1989 Dr.rer.nat. in Chemistry, Stuttgart University, Germany
  • 1983 M.A.Sc. in Materials Science, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 1981 B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Employment record:
  • 2020 Ambassador to Denmark
  • 2019-2020 Advisor, Cyber Diplomacy Department, Foreign Ministry of Estonia
  • 2016-2019 Ambassador to Germany
  • 2012-2016 Undersecretary for Europe and Transatlantic Co-operation; January-May 2013 also acting Undersecretary for political affairs.
  • 2008-2012 Ambassador to Germany
  • 2004-2008 Undersecretary for External Economic Affairs (responsible for trade and development co-operation, negotiating OECD accession)
    October 2006-July 2007 also acting Undersecretary for political affairs.
    2004-2008 non-resident ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro, later to Serbia and National Co-ordinator, Stability Pact for SE Europe
  • 2003-2004 Director-General of the Foreign Minister’s office
  • 1999-2003 Ambassador to Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, the IAEA, the United Nations Office at Vienna and the CTBTO. 1999-2001 also Ambassador to Hungary and the Czech Republic.
  • 1996-1999 Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.  Undersecretary for political affairs, press and information
  • 1995-1996 “Silmet”, Sillamäe, Estonia, director for sales and marketing
  • 1991-1995 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Estonian Language Service in Munich and Prague as Editor, Head of Tallinn bureau,  Deputy Director and Acting Director.
  • 1989-1991 MTU München GmbH, Munich, Germany, engineer
  • 1987-1989 Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany, scientist
Foreign Languages:

English, French, German