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Minister of the Environment Rain Epler

Rain Epler is the Minister of the Environment of the Republic of Estonia as of 16 November 2020. He is a member of the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia.

Rain Epler was born on 6 June 1977 in Tallinn. He is married and a father of three.

Employment history

  • Since 2019, Epler has been a member of the supervisory board of the State Forest Management Centre, Enterprise Estonia, and KredEx, and since 2016, he has been a member of the management board of Pühajõe Pruulikoda OÜ and Kolmejalgne Mündiga Konn OÜ.
  • In 2019–2020, he was an adviser to the Minister of Finance.
  • In 2018–2019, he was a member of the management board of Endover SRL (Romania).
  • In 2012–2014, he was the sales and marketing director of RSA Kindlustus.
  • In 2009–2012, he was the Regional Head of IT at AON Kindlustusmaakler.


He speaks Estonian as his native language, and also speaks English, Romanian, and Russian.



Last updated: 16 November 2020

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