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Kaja Kallas

Prime Minister of Estonia

Kaja Kallas has been the Prime Minister of Estonia since January 2021. She has been the leader of the Reform Party since 2018 and a Member of Parliament from 2019 to 2021 and previously from 2011 to 2014. Between the two terms at the Estonian Parliament, from 2014 to 2018, Prime Minister Kallas served as a Member of the European Parliament (representing the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe), where her primary focus was on the Digital Single Market strategy and energy and consumer policies. Before entering politics, she was an attorney-at-law, specialising in European and Estonian competition law, and a partner in two law firms. Prime Minister Kallas has been awarded the CEPA Transatlantic Leadership Award, the 2022 Grotius Prize, the Hayek International Prize, the European Prize for Political Culture, the Lord Byron International Prize, the Prix de l’Europe awarded by L’Express, and the Marion Dönhoff Prize.
Updated: August 13, 2021