EVENT: NECC 2019 AW Season Kick-off 2019-08-29T06:58:48+00:00

Kick-off with Viljar Lubi & Dmitri Jegorov

Thu, 29.08.2019 (16:00 – 18:00)
Venue: The House of Ministries (Suur-Ameerika 1, Tallinn)

This year’s AW season will be kicked off with the entrepreneurs’ real representatives in Estonian politics – Viljar Lubi and Dmitri Jegorov. Even when ministers change, those two men are there to protect entrepreneurs’ interests keeping in mind the changes and needs in global business.

The event will take place in the House of Ministries at Suur-Ameerika 1, Tallinn

15:45 Registration procedures to enter the ministries’ building, gathering, mingling, coffee.

16:10 Welcoming words by Christian Testman, Chairman of the Board, NECC and Ole Øveraas, Deputy Head of Mission, Norwegian Embassy

16:15 New economy = new taxes and systems – government’s plans and trends by Dmitri Jegorov, Deputy Secretary-General for Tax and Customs Policy, Ministry of Finance, Estonia

Dmitri Jegorov has served as deputy secretary-general for tax and customs policy at Estonia’s Ministry of Finance since August 2014.

Prior to that appointment, he underwent doctoral studies at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in 2010-2014, having held a research post at the Strategy and Management Department.

In 2001-2010, he worked for the Estonian Tax and Customs Board, having held the posts of the Head of Direct Taxes Division, Head of Tax Department, and Deputy Director-General, at first, for services and then, in 2008-2010, for all core processes from customer service to criminal investigation. During this time, Estonian tax and customs board has reformed itself into a worldwide TOP3 tax administration by cost-efficiency of operations and pioneered a number of digital initiatives, which have turned the administration into a virtually 100% electronic institution. Before entering government service, Dmitri was a corporate finance consultant at KPMG Estonia AS from 2000-01. He speaks fluent Estonian, English, and Russian, and colloquial Norwegian.

Dmitri is a member of the EU high-level working party on taxes, a board member for the International Centre for Defense and Security, and a board member for Estonia’s e-Residency program.

17:00 Who decides the priorities of the business development in Estonia? by Viljar Lubi, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

After receiving his first degree in economics (honours) from the University of Tartu, Estonia, Mr Lubi acquired his Master’s degree in political science from the University of Tallinn, Estonia. Mr Lubi has also studied at the University of Sussex, UK, and at the Estonian School of Diplomacy.

Although Mr Lubi started his working life in the private sector (an insurance company), he soon entered the civil service, first as an official at the Ministry of Finance. From 1999 onwards Mr Lubi has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs holding various positions. Initially he joined the Press and Information Department and later the Foreign Economic Policy Department. From 2002 to 2006 he was an economic adviser at the Estonian embassy in London.

After returning from the United Kingdom Mr Lubi became the Director of the General Affairs Division in the EU Department. His responsibilities included the EU’s institutional settlement, EU enlargement, as well as some EU regional policy aspects like the Northern Dimension and the Baltic Sea Strategy.

In August 2009 Mr Lubi took up the position of economic adviser at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, DC. After his return from the USA in August 2011, Mr Lubi was seconded to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in Tallinn, Estonia. As the Director of the EU and International Cooperation Department he was able to continue his work in the diplomatic sphere.

In January 2013 Mr Lubi resumed his diplomatic career and took up office in New Delhi as the first residing Estonian Ambassador to India. His co-accreditations also included Myanmar and Sri Lanka. After 3 years in India he returned to Estonia to be seconded again to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications as Vice Minister for Economic Development.

17:30 Mingling

18:00 The end of the event

19:00 – … Possibility to continue the networking at restaurant Konrad in Hotel Palace, Vabaduse väljak 3, Tallinn

Event fee:
NECC Members FREE
Non-members 25 EUR

PS – we have a limited amount of seats available so please be quick to reserve yours.

Registration deadline is Tuesday, Aug 27th.

List of participants:

Name

Company/Organisation

1

Aleksander Rabi

Tschudi Ship Management

2

Annely Särglep

NECC

3

Argo Saul

Nordic Houses

4

Arno Kolk

Eesti Elektroonikatööstuse Liit

5

Eesti Elektroonikatööstuse Liit

6

Eesti Elektroonikatööstuse Liit

7

Eesti Elektroonikatööstuse Liit

8

Christian Testman

Ocean Visuals

9

Dagfinn Lohne

Dugfinn OÜ

10

Geir Eckmann

Enterprise Estonia

11

Heigo Kaldra

Manpower

12

Helena Almqvist

Protex

13

Inga Veselova

Velvet Company

14

Jaan Riima

EY

15

Jüri Ploom

Pohla&Hallmägi

16

Kaire Luuk

DECC

17

Kristiina Koel

Orkla Accounting Centre

18

Orkla Accounting Centre

19

Nele

GatewayPartners

20

Ole Øveraas

Norwegian Embassy

21

Oscar Aanensen

Marine Aluminium Industries OÜ

22

Renna Kruusement

Marine Aluminium Industries OÜ

23

Signe Viimsalu

EY

24

Soran Hajo Dahl

Norwegian Embassy

25

Teele Lepp

Citybox Tallinn

26

Timofei Fjodorov

BLRT Grupp AS

27

Toomas Uustalu

Marine Aluminium Industries OÜ

28

Torfinn Losvik

Skano Group AS

29

Virve Jõgeva

Glamox

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