Ansip, Andrus - from Estonia

ID: 236464
Organization: EU
Country of meeting: BEL in the year 2014-2019

Politician, a member of the European Parliament, the former European Commissioner for Digital Single Market and Vice President of the European Commission, in office since 2014. Previously, he was Prime Minister of Estonia from 2005 to 2014 and chairman of the liberal Estonian Reform Party (Estonian: Reformierakond) from 2004 to 2014.

Before his entry into politics Ansip trained as a chemist, before working in banking and business. He entered Parliament in 2004, quickly becoming Minister of Economic Affairs, and subsequently Prime Minister in April 2005. On 1 November 2014, he was appointed to the European Commission.

Activities in the Orangization:
Vice-President, Digital Single Market