Mr Mart Laidmets, the Secretary General of the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research manages the work of Deputy Secretary Generals and various departments of the Ministry. He also coordinates the work of state institutions and government bodies in the Ministry’s area of administration.
In addition to working at the Ministry of Education and Research and, previously, at Foundation Innove, Mr Laidmets has worked for the nonprofit association Universities Estonia and the University of Tartu. He has been a researcher at Uppsala University, has held the position of Advisor to the Chancellery of the Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament) and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Estonia. Mr Laidmets has a degree in history from the University of Tartu.