Ambassador

Ambassador Jaan ReinholdH.E. Mr Jaan Reinhold is an Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the United Arab Emirates since September 2019, accredited to the State of Kuwait (2019), Kingdom of Bahrain (2020) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2020).

Ambassador Reinhold has over 20 years of professional experience with the Estonian civil and foreign service. Mr Reinhold launched his public service career as Senior Advisor at the Government Office of the Republic of Estonia.

Prior to taking the current position, he held a position of an Ambassador at large for EU Eastern Partnership and the Director General of Estonian Center for Eastern Partnership (2016-2019). He has served as an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Kazakhstan, accredited to Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan and Turkmenistan (2014-2016) as well as Consul General of Estonia in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (2011-2014). Mr Reinhold also carried out his duties as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Estonia to Lithuania in 2006-2010.

Ambassador Jaan Reinhold holds Bachelors’ Degree in History of Law, Political Science and Archival Science from Tartu University and also completed his complementary studies of International Relations, Polish History and Slavonic languages at Warsaw University.

In addition to her native Estonian, he speaks English and Russian.