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My work experience so far has mainly been connected with economy, public finance and tax matters. In the Riigikogu, I want to stand for the increase of international competitiveness of our economy, and for Estonia to be the best place for the increase in investments and the creation of jobs. I contribute to the shaping of policies that raise the incomes of the people and increase national security. As a long-time resident of Viimsi municipality, I am well acquainted with the life and problems of Harju county. I know the local situation in the county and the main issues that need to be solved.

Estonian Reform Party Faction
European Union Affairs Committee, Finance Committee
Electoral district: Harjumaa and Raplamaa

Aivar Sõerd


Harju County and Rapla County Electoral District

22 November 1964 Haapsalu, Estonia
Non-marital partnership, three sons

Education: Võru Kreutzwald Gymnasium (former Võru Secondary School No. 1) 1983; University of Tartu, finance and credit (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1990; Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, music interpretation 2016

Career: AS Eesti Kindlustus, Tartu Office, Director 1990–1993; Ministry of Finance, Tax Policy Department, Deputy Head 1993–1996; Tax Board, Deputy Director General 1996–1999, Director General 1999–2003; AS Vaba Maa, Chairman of the Board 2004–2005; Minister of Finance 2005–2007; OÜ TLG Hotell, Member of the Board 2007–2011

Party affiliation: Estonian People’s Union 2005–2010; Estonian Reform Party 2010–, Member of the Board

Membership in representative bodies: 12th and 13th Riigikogu (Chairman of State Budget Control Select Committee 2017–2019), 14th Riigikogu; Viimsi Rural Municipality Council 2009–2011, 2017–; also elected in 2013

Awards: Order of the White Star, 4th Class 2003

Other activities: Guarantee Fund, Member of the Supervisory Board 2019–;
CD of organ music Orel 2015;
performed (including solo programmes) at concerts and music festivals: Tallinn International Organ Festival, Tallinn Bach Music Festival, Corelli Music festivals “Towers of Tallinn” and “Church Holidays in the Land of Mary”, festival Organ Summer in Rakvere, International Music Day, music hours in churches of Tallinn and in Tartu, and solo concert at St. John’s Church in St. Petersburg;
Organist at Nõmme Saviour’s Church in Tallinn

Hobbies: recreational sports, music



  • Riigikogu otsuse "Perioodi 2021–2027 Euroopa Liidu ühtekuuluvuspoliitika fondide rakendamise põhimõtete heakskiitmine regionaalse ebavõrdsuse vähendamiseks" eelnõu (390 OE) esimene lugemine
  • Aitäh! Austatud ettekandja! Ma tahan küsida, et mis see siis ikkagi viis selle otsuse, kui selline asi üldse peaks jõustuma, vastu võetama, mida see praktikas tähendab? Võtan oma koduvalla näite, Viimsi vald. See korterelamute näide teil jookseb läbi, aga meil on individuaalelamud põhiliselt. Korter
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27.09.2021 / 15:25
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