Minister of Finance Sven Sester

Rahandusminister Sven Sester
Rahandusminister Sven Sester
(Foto: Riigikantselei)

Sven Sester has been Minister of Finance of the Republic of Estonia since 9 April 2015. He is a member of Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL).

In 2009-2015, Sester was a member of XI and XII Riigikogu, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Economic Affairs Committee.

He was Director and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Roosikrantsi Hotell Ltd from 2007-2015 and Director, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Baltic Real Investments (former ERI Real Estate Ltd) from 1993-2015.

In 2003-2005, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Loto.

In 2002-2003, he was a member of Tallinn City Council.

Sven Sester has also worked as the Director of ERI Real Estate Ltd, Commercial Director of Eries Ltd, Sales Manager and Manager of Selected Daily Mail Joint Enterprise and a data processing specialist and coordinator of data processing in the Mainor Centre for Public Opinion Research (later EMOR).

Born in Tallinn on 14 July 1969, Sven Sester went to high school in Tallinn Secondary School No. 24 (Kopli Art School) and attained a higher education in information technology from Tallinn University of Technology.