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Public Relations Department

The Public Relations Department informs the public of the activities of the Ministry. The department co-ordinates the relations between the Ministry and the public and will develop public relations plans for various departments of the Ministry.

Rasmus Ruuda

Head of Public Relations Department

Rasmus Ruuda co-ordinates the work of the Public Relations Department, establishes goals and is accountable for the results. Rasmus advises the Ministers on communication and co-ordinates the communication of energy and transport sector issues in the administrative area of the Ministry in general.

 Phone: +372 625 6429; +372 5344 4417
rasmus.ruuda [at]


Mihkel Loide


Mihkel Loide co-ordinates the communication of economic development and construction sector issues. Mihkel is also responsible for developing crisis communication.

 Telefon: 625 6430, +372 530 01777
mihkel.loide [at]


Emilie Toomela


Emilie Toomela co-ordinates the communication of ICT and internal market issues.

 Telefon: 625 670; +372 581 45058
emilie.toomela [at]


Taavi Audo

Chief Specialist

Taavi Audo mainly co-ordinates the communication of transport issues. Taavi also supports the development of the Ministry’s communication on the Internet.

 Telefon: 625 6470
taavi.audo [at]


Laura Laaster

Chief Specialist

Laura Laaster is responsible for the co-ordination of communication within the Ministry and the administrative area of the Ministry. Laura is also responsible for the development of the Ministry’s communication on the Internet including webpage and social media.

 Phone: 625 6428
laura.laaster [at]




Last updated: 3 January 2019