Estonian politician who represents the Social Democratic Party and was Estonia's Ministry of the Interior from 2007 to 2009.
He served as General Director of Kaitsepolitsei, the central security institution in Estonia, from 1993 to 2003.
From 7 March 2009 to 16 October 2010 he was the Chairman of the Social Democratic Party.
He is the son of Priit and Nelja Pihl.
He became Estonia's Ministry of Interior while Vladimir Putin was the President of Russia.