Ambassador Merle Pajula

Merle Pajula is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Kingdom of Sweden since January 2015.

Merle Pajula has worked at the Foreign Ministry since 1992. From 1992 to 1995, Pajula worked in the Press and Information Department, from 1995 to 1998 she was the Counsellor for Press and Information Affairs at the Estonian Embassy in Helsinki and from 1998 to 2000 the Director General of the Foreign Ministry’s Press and Information Department. From 2000 to 2004, Pajula was the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, from 2004 to 2006 she worked as the director of the Foreign Relations Department of the Chancellery of the Riigikogu, between 2006 and 2010 as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Finland, from 2010 to 2012 as the Director of the Analysis Office of the Policy Planning Division and from 2012 to 2014 as Director of the Foreign Ministry’s Policy Planning Division.