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Social Democratic Party Faction
Study Committee to Solve the Demographic Crisis, Legal Affairs Committee
Electoral district: City of Tartu

Heljo Pikhof


City of Tartu Electoral District

20 October 1958 Tartu, Estonia
Divorced, one son and one daughter

Education: Miina Härma Gymnasium (former Tartu Secondary School No. 2) 1977; University of Tartu, law (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1985

Career: Southern High Voltage Power Networks, engineer 1985–1990; Association of Tartu Health Care Professionals Trade Unions, Chairperson 1990–1993; Professional Association of Estonian Middle-Level Health Workers, Legal Adviser 1993–1999; Adviser to the Minister of Social Affairs 1999–2002; Nordic Council of Ministers Information Office, Project Manager 2002; Riigikogu Reform Party Faction, Adviser 2002–2003; Tartu Aviation College, Lawyer 2004; Adviser to Member of the European Parliament 2004–2007

Party affiliation: Moderates / People’s Party Moderates / Social Democratic Party 1996–; Vice-Chair

Membership in representative bodies: 11th Riigikogu (Chair of the Social Affairs Committee 2007–2009), 12th Riigikogu (Deputy Chair of the Security Authorities Surveillance Committee 2011–2014, Chair of the Social Affairs Committee 2014–2015), 13th Riigikogu (Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee 2015–2016; Deputy Chair of faction 2016–2019); 14th Riigikogu; Tartu City Council 1996–1999, 2002–2007, 2017–, also elected in 2009 and 2013

Other activities: Association of Enterprising Women; SDP Women’s Assembly Kadri; Association of Senior Social Democrats, Secretary General.
Articles in the Estonian press

Hobbies: film, theatre, swimming, travelling