Eva-Maria Liimets is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia from 26 January 2021.
From 2017–2021, she was the Ambassador in the Czech Republic with co-accreditation in Slovenia and Croatia. From 2017–2018, she was the Adviser to the European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2014–2017, she was the Consul General in New York. From 2009–2014, she was the Director of the Office of International Organisations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Eva-Maria Liimets graduated from the University of Tartu in 1996 with a degree in public administration and from the Estonian Business School in 2005 with a master’s degree in international business management. Her mother tongue is Estonian, but she is also fluent in English, German, Italian, and Russian.