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Alar J. Rudolf Olljum

Alar J. Rudolf Olljum, Canadian ambassador. Member of Rotalia Academy Corporation.

Background

  • Olljum, Alar J. Rudolf was born on October 30, 1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Arrived in Estonia, 1991. Son of Rudolf and Irene Gunhild (Dyrberg) Olljum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1988. Postgraduate, Stockholm University, 1991. Postgraduate, Göteborg (Sweden) University, 1996.

    Career

    • Freelance journalist, Canada, 1984-1989. Special advisor Ministry Foreign Affairs, Estonia, 1990-1991, head division Estonia, 1991-1992, permanent under-secretary Estonia, 1992-1994, ambassador-at-large Estonia, 1994-1996. Estonian ambassador to Lithuania Vilnius, 1996-2000.

      Head division Ministry Foreign Affairs, Estonia, 2000-2001. Senior adviser Council Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Permanent Secretariat, Stockholm, 2001—2002. Deputy director CBSS Secretariat, since 2002.

      National coordinator Baltic Council of Minister, 1994-1995, 2001. Chairman committee senior officials Council Baltic Sea States, 1993-1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of Rotalia Academy Corporation.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, bicycling, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Lia Silvia Peet, December 31, 1994. Children: Liv Malena, Laura Sofia, Linda Irene.
    • father: Rudolf Olljum
    • mother: Irene Gunhild (Dyrberg) Olljum
    • spouse: Lia Silvia Peet
    • children: Liv Malena Olljum
    • Laura Sofia Olljum
    • Linda Irene Olljum
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    Born October 30, 1959
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1988
      University British Columbia
    • 1991
      Stockholm University
    • 1996
      Göteborg (Sweden) University
    • 1901
      head, division Ministry Foreign Affairs
      Estonia
    • 1984 - 1989
      Freelance journalist
    • 1990 - 1991
      special advisor, Ministry Foreign Affairs
      Estonia
    • 1992 - 1994
      special advisor, Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1994 - 1996
      special advisor, Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1996
      Estonian ambassador, to Lithuania Vilnius
    • 2001 - 2002
      senior, adviser Council Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Permanent Secretariat
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 2002
      deputy director, CBSS Secretariat
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