Estonian politician who served as Prime Minister of Estonia from 2003 to 2005. He has also served as the Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications and the Auditor General of Estonia.
He studied law at the University of Tartu before joining the Ministry of Justice.
He represents the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica Political Party.
He married and divorced judge Merle Parts and the couple has two children together.
He succeeded Siim Kallas as Prime Minister of Estonia in 2003.