H.E. Mr Marten Kokk

H.E Mr Marten Kokk

Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia to the EU
of Estonia to the EU

Marten Kokk

Date of birth: 11.03.1973
Married, 4 children

Professional experience

2019 – Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative
Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU
2016 – 2019 Estonian Ambassador to the PR of China, Mongolia, Vietnam and Thailand
2015 – 2016 Doyen of the OECD Ambassadors
2013 – 2014 Chair of the OECD Budget Committee
2011 – 2016 Estonian Ambassador to the OECD and UNESCO
2009 – 2010 Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2006 Undersecretary on Administrative Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2001 Director General of the State Chancellery (Cabinet Office)
2000 Head, Department of IT systems and document management, State Chancellery
1999 Adviser to the Secretary of State of the Republic of Estonia, State Chancellery
1997 Director, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1996 3. secretary, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995 Attaché, Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1994 Assistant Adviser, Human Rights Bureau, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


2000 – 2001 Institute of Law, Tallinn, Estonia
1991 – 1995 Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, Estonia

Main areas of research

– Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (Institute of Law, Tallinn, Estonia)
– Crisis Management (Institute of Foreign Policy, Stockholm, Sweden)

Studies abroad

– Birmingham University, UK, 1996

Foreign languages: English, Russian, German, French