The page you are trying to view is located in the full version of the website. Would you like to view full version?




I always try to learn from the experience of the past, and I am not afraid to take decisive steps in the name of the future. The experience of entrepreneurship and management of companies gained in the 1990s has helped me in creating teams, making decisions and taking responsibility. I am firmly convinced that good welfare of economy is the basis for making many other decisions, and I will continue working to make the economy grow. Besides my work and social contribution, I am a father of five children and a grandfather of two.

Economic Affairs Committee
Electoral district: Kesklinn, Lasnamäe and Pirita districts of Tallinn

Sven Sester


Tallinn city districts of Kesklinn, Lasnamäe and Pirita

14 July 1969 Tallinn, Estonia

Married, four sons and one daughter, two grandchildren

Education: Tallinn Art Gymnasium (former Tallinn Secondary School No. 24) 1987; Tallinn University of Technology, information technology (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1993

Career: Mainor Centre for Public Opinion Research, data processing specialist, Data Processing Coordinator 1990–1991; Joint Enterprise Selected Daily Mail, Sales Director, Director 1991–1992; AS Eries, Commercial Director 1992–1993; AS ERI Kinnisvara / Baltic Real Investments OÜ, Director 1993–1996, Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board 1996–1999, Chairman of Supervisory Board 1999–2015; Minister of Finance 2015–2017

Party affiliation: Res Publica / Isamaa 1999–; Member of the Board

Membership in representative bodies: 10th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of Economic Affairs Committee), 11th Riigikogu 2009–2011, 12th Riigikogu (Chairman of Finance Committee), 13th Riigikogu 2017–2019 and 14th Riigikogu (Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee 2017–2021, Deputy Chairman 2021–); Tallinn City Council 2002-2003, also elected in 2013

Other activities: Estonian Olympic Committee, Member of the Executive Committee; Eesti Pank (Bank of Estonia), Member of the Supervisory Board; AS Eesti Loto, Chairman of Supervisory Board 2003–2005; Roosikrantsi Hotell OÜ, Chairman of Supervisory Board, 2009–2015; Estonian Tournament Bridge League, President 2001–; member of LC Tallinn/VIA

Hobbies: bridge, fishing, running, reading



All votes
The attendance check information only shows who were present or absent at the moment of attendance check and not during the whole day of the sitting.
27.09.2021 / 18:14
Did not voteDid not vote
Rejection Riigikogu otsus "Perioodi 2021-2027 Euroopa Liidu ühtekuuluvuspoliitika fondide rakendamise põhimõtete heakskiitmine regionaalse ebavõrdsuse vähendamiseks"
27.09.2021 / 15:25
In favourIn favour
Approval of agenda
27.09.2021 / 15:05
Attendance check
23.09.2021 / 12:44
Did not voteDid not vote
Extending the working time
23.09.2021 / 10:03
Attendance check
22.09.2021 / 14:10
In favourIn favour
Final vote Kinnisasja omandamise kitsendamise seaduse muutmise seadus
22.09.2021 / 14:00
Attendance check


Home Owners’ Support Group, Transit and Logistics Support Group, European Union of Nation States Support Group, Restoration of Haapsalu Railway Support Group, Sports and Fitness Support Group, Rail Baltica Support Group, Tallinn-Helsinki Fixed Connection Construction Support Group, E-Estonia Support Group, Maritime Affairs Support Group

Parliamentary groups

Estonia-Poland parliamentary group, Estonia-China parliamentary group, Estonia-USA parliamentary group, Estonia-Thailand parliamentary group, Estonia - Finland parliamentary group, Estonia-Japan parliamentary group, Estonia-Republic of Korea parliamentary group, Estonia-Jordan Parliamentary Group, Estonia-Italy parliamentary group, Estonia-Kazakhstan parliamentary group, Estonia-Ukraine parliamentary group, Estonia-Russia parliamentary group, Estonia-Tunisia parliamentary group, Estonia-Monaco parliamentary group, Estonia-Romania Parliamentary Group, Estonia-Moldova parliamentary group, Estonia-Great Britain parliamentary group, Estonia-India parliamentary group, Estonia-Azerbaijan parliamentary group, Estonia-Turkey parliamentary group, Estonia–United Arab Emirates Parliamentary Group, Estonia-Cyprus Parliamentary Group, Estonia-France parliamentary group, Estonia-Mongolia parliamentary group, Estonia-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Group, Estonia-Georgia Parliamentary Group, Estonia-Belarus parliamentary group, Estonia-Cambodia parliamentary group, Estonia-Vietnam parliamentary group, Estonia-Myanmar parliamentary group, Estonia-Laos parliamentary group