Minister of Finance

Maris Lauri

Maris Lauri has served as the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Estonia since November 3rd 2014. She is a member of the Estonian Reform Party.

During April - November 2014 Maris Lauri was the Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister.

Between 1998-2011 Maris Lauri worked as an economic analyst at Swedbank Estonia.

In 1996-1998 Maris Lauri was an economic analyst at the Bank of Tallinn and in 1994-1996 she worked in the economic analysis department of the Bank of Estonia.

She has given lectures, been a supervisor and opponent for dissertations and been part of the academic supervisory committee at the University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, EBS, Audentes, and Veritas College.

Born on 1 January 1966, in Kiviõli, Lauri graduated from Kohtla-Järve High School No 1(Järve Gymnasium). From 1984 to 1989 she studied Economic Cybernetics at Tartu University and graduated as a mathematician-economist. She defended her MSc in 1994 at Tartu University.