Project Description

Hanno Pevkur

Member of Parliament, First Vice President of the Parliament, Estonia

Võru County, Valga County and Põlva County Electoral District

2 April 1977, Iisaku, Ida-Viru County, Estonia
Married, one son and one daughter

Education: Järva-Jaani High School (silver medal) 1995; Tallinn School of Economics, law 1998; University of Tartu, law (equivalent to Master’s degree) 2002

Career: Järva-Jaani Municipality Government, legal adviser; Koeru Municipality Government and Kareda Municipality Government, lawyer-consultant 1998–1999; Law Office “Aleksis”, lawyer 1999–2000; Tallinn Nõmme District Administration, administrative secretary 2000–2003, District Elder 2003–2005; Deputy Mayor of Tallinn (education, culture and sports) 2005; Adviser to Minister of Justice 2005–2007; Minister of Social Affairs (employment, health and social protection) 2009–2012; Minister of Justice 2012–2014; Minister of the Interior 2014–2016

Party affiliation: Estonian Reform Party 2000–; Chairman 2017–2018; Member of the Board

Membership in representative bodies: 11th Riigikogu 2007–2009, 12th Riigikogu, 13th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of faction 2016–2017, Chairman 2017, Vice-President 2017–2018, Deputy Chairman of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee 2018–2019), 14th  Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee 2019–2021, Vice-President 2021–); Tallinn City Council 2005–2007, also elected in 2009–2017

Other activities: Estonian Olympic Committee, Member of the Executive Board, Vice-President; Estonian Volleyball Federation, President 2012–; European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), Vice-President 2015–2020; International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), Member of the Board of Administration (representative of CEV) 2016–2021

Hobbies: sports (volleyball, golf, basketball, football)