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H.E. Mr. Lauri Bambus

Date and place of birth

May 31, 1969, Valga (Estonia)



2004 – Faculty of Law, Tartu University

1993 – Faculty of Philosphy, Russian language and literature (CUM LAUDE), Tartu University (Estonia)


                                         Special courses                
1998 Vienna Diplomatic Academy (Austria)

1995 Turku University (Finland), Human Rights



Professional career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2014-               Ambassador of Estonia to the United Kingdom of

                        Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2012-               Ambassador of Estonia to the Sultanate of Oman (since 2014 from London)

2010-2014        Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs

2007-2010        Director General, Consular Department

2005-2007        Consul General, Consulate General in Saint Petersburg, Russia

2002-2005        Director of Schengen Division, Consular Department

1999-2002        Second Secretary, Estonian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium

1998-1999        Second Secretary, Consular Department

1995-1998        Attaché/Third Secretary, Estonian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland

Since 1995        Desk officer, Consular Department


2014 - Silver Badge of Merit of the Estonian Ministry of the Interior

2014 - Order of the Lion of Finland, Commander’s Cross

2014 - Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, Commander’s Cross

2011 - National Order of Merit (France), Officer

2010 - Border Guard Cross of Merit (Estonia), III Class

2008 - Order of the White Star (Estonia), V Class



Estonian (native), English, Russian, French, Polish

Marital status           

Married, two children