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Alar J. Rudolf Olljum

ambassador

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.

Membership

Member of Rotalia Academy Corporation.

Interests

  • Other 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