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Ministry of the Interior
Siim Kiisler, a member of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union, has been the Minister for Regional Affairs since January 2008. Previously, Siim has been the elder of the city district of Central Tallinn and the head of the Res Publica faction in the Riigikogu.
In terms of education Kiisler is a system engineer: he graduated from Tallinn University of Technology in 1991. He has worked as an entrepreneur and as a business consultant in various areas.
Siim has five children. In his leisure time he likes to go orienteering and encourages his sons to practise sports.
He also participates in the activities of the Fraternitas Liviensis Fraternity.
Date and place of birth: 6 November 1965, Tallinn
1991 Tallinn University of Technology, automated control systems
1984 Tallinn 2nd Secondary School
January 2008 – present Minister for Regional Affairs
2007–2008 Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Assistant Minister
2003–2005, 2006–2007 Member of 10th Riigikogu
1999–2001 Central Tallinn, Elder
1995–2003 Glacier Eesti AS, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Languages: English, Russian & Finnish
Party affiliation: Pro Patria and Res Publica Union
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