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Jaanus Kala is the new deputy secretary-general of the Ministry of the Environment

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Today, on 30 July, Jaanus Kala became the acting deputy secretary-general of the Ministry of the Environment in forestry and nature conservation.

Jaanus Kala had been the manager of the Põlva County Environmental Authority for the last seven years before joining the Ministry of the Environment. He worked in the position of senior forestry specialist before becoming the manager.

Jaanus Kala was elected deputy secretary-general because of his experience in working in the Ministry of the Environment system, education in forestry and management experience.

Jaanus Kala was born on 1 January 1975. In 1998, he graduated from the Estonian Academy of Agriculture in the specialty of silviculture and started working as the forestry specialist in the Põlva County Environmental Authority. Jaanus Kala has been an employee of the Põlva County Environmental Authority since 2000.

Jaanus Kala lives with his partner and they have two sons.

The previous deputy secretary-general of the Ministry of the Environment in forestry and nature conservation was Olav Etverk, who left in February to start working as a member of the Management Board of the State Forest Management Centre.

For further information please contact:
Agnes Jürgens
Adviser, Public Relations Department, Ministry of the Environment
626 2811