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Minister of Population Riina Solman

Riina Solman is the Minister of Population of the Republic of Estonia as of 29 April 2019. She is a member of the political party Isamaa.

Riina Solman was born on 23 June 1972 in Viljandi. She is married and a mother of two sons. She became a member of the political party Isamaa in 2007 and is Chairwoman of the IREN Women’s Assembly of the party.

Employment history

  • In 2017–2019, she served as advisor to the Minister of Justice; before that, in 2015–2017, she was head of the Public Relations Division of the Ministry of Justice.
  • In 2014–2015, she served as head of communications and development of the Viimsi Municipality Government.
  • In 2011–2014, she was head of marketing and communication at Starmaker OÜ and Starmayer OÜ.
  • In 2007–2011, she was the public relations advisor of the Minister of Defence.
  • In 2005–2007, she was head of media of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union.


Riina Solman graduated from the University of Tallinn in pedagogy and primary education methodology in 1995. She speaks Estonian, English, Russian, and Finnish.



Last updated: 29 April 2019