Priit Laos has worked in various positions at the Rescue Board over a number of years and led also the Northern Estonian Rescue Centre. At present, he is the advisor of the Director General of the Rescue Board.
Marek Link has worked as the rector of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences since 18 February 2019. In the past 12 years, he has worked at the Academy in the area of internal security education and training. He has initiated and led numerous European projects and participated in the work of various internal security agencies and networks.
Priit Hõbemägi is a lecturer of Media Studies, journalist and trainer, head of the curriculum of Journalism at Tallinn University, host of the programme “Keskpäevatund” on Radio Kuku and a member of the supervisory board of the Estonian Public Broadcasting. He has also worked as the editor-in-chief of the weekly Eesti Ekspress and dailies Eesti Päevaleht and Õhtuleht.
Lavly Perling works for UN and EU advising the Ukrainian prosecuting authority. She has also worked as the Attorney-General of Estonia.
Tiit Land is the rector of Tallinn University of Technology and former rector of Tallinn University. He is also an internationally renowned biochemist and worked as a researcher at National Institutes of Health, USA. He has also worked as a researcher and associate professor at the Department of Neurochemistry and Neurotoxicology of Stockholm University.
Advisor to the Director-General at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. Werger has a background as a journalist and editorial writer. He has worked in the area of crisis management and crisis communication for over 20 years, e.g. as Director of Communications at MSB. During the corona crisis in 2020, he has been a frequent spokesperson for MSB.
Ms. Kirsi Henriksson is President of DCAF (Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance) and Director of Crisis Management Centre (CMC) Finland, which is a governmental institution and a centre of expertise in civilian crisis management. The main tasks of CMC Finland are to train and recruit experts for international peace operations as well as to conduct research in the field. CMC Finland acts as a national head office for all seconded Finnish peacebuilding professionals. Kirsi Henriksson has been Head of the European Union EUCAP Sahel Niger civilian crisis management mission (2016-2018). Preceding that, Ms Henriksson worked in Mali, Libya and Iraq. Before her current and international posts, she worked as a researcher and lecturer at the University of Tampere, namely at Tampere Peace Research Institute.
Dimitrijs Trofimovs is the State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of the Interior, former Undersecretary. He has graduated from the Latvian Police Academy and holds a Master’s degree in law. He has also worked as the vice-head of the legal department of the Ministry of the Interior.
Alexey Raksha is a demography expert in Russia.
Viola is the Deputy Secretary for Rescue, Emergency Services and Crisis Management at the Estonian Ministry of the Interior. She has also worked for 17 years at the Rescue Board and three years in Tallinn City Court. She was selected as the most outstanding alumna of the School of Governance, Law and Society of Tallinn University in 2020.
Kätlin has led the Emergency Response Centre since 2015. She has also worked in various positions in the law enforcement and criminal police of the Police and Border Guard Board since 2004, most recently as the head of the prevention and offence proceeding unit of the development department. She has worked in the public sector since 2001 with experience in both Pärnu County and City Government. She graduated the speciality of social work and rehabilitation management at Tartu University in 2002 and she was awarded MA in political science at Tallinn University in 2005.
Lauri Tabur is an Estonian entrepreneur, trainer and management consultant. He was the rector of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences in 2010-2015. He was elected the best Estonian leader by PARE and Pärnu Leadership Conference in 2014. Since 2012, he has advised, among other customers, also the reforms of the public administration organisations in Western Balkans, the Republic of Kosovo, while also a member of the local Rotary Club Prishtina International.