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Our Chairman and Board Members

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Rika Ots Torm

Chairman of the Board

Rika is the Ground Operations Manager for TUI Fly Nordic and TUI Airways Nordic Stations. She moved to Sweden in the early 90s, but grew up in Estonia, where she also graduated from Tallinn University. She was elected chairman of the board of the Estonian Swedish Chamber of Commerce in March 2018.


Piret Ree

Member of the Board

Piret is the Director of Business Development in Sweden at Estonian Investment Agency, part of Enterprise Estonia. She is a graduate of the University of Tallinn with a degree in philology.


Heli Lango Nylund

Member of the Board

Heli works as a financial advisor at Crowe Osborne AB. Born in Estonia, she has studied philology at Tartu University and interior architecture at Euro Academy. Living in Sweden since 2006, she has been previously involved with the ESCC from 2012-2016 as office manager.

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Christa Torm

Member of the Board

Christa is the Head of Public Policy Baltics at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Previously she was the country manager at the Estonian Investment Agency and has fostered Estonian-Swedish trade relations for more than a decade.. Born in Estonia, she has lived in Sweden since age 6. She has a degree in political science and certified studies in business management.


Ats Joorits

Member of the Board

Chief Executive Officer of Tallink-Silja AB.

Ats joined Tallink Group in 2006 as a Product Manager and has worked as the Vice Managing Director for Tallink Silja Head of Service Quality Management for Tallink Group. Prior to Tallink he was employed by the US Government media outlet The Voice of America, in Washington, DC. He holds a Master’s Degree in Tourism Management from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.


Pait Grüner

Member of the Board

Pait is the managing director Hjelm & Grüner AB. Hjelm & Grüner works mainly with biofuel and has delivered wood-based products to customers since 1994.

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Juta Lander

Member of the Board

Juta is an experienced business development consultant and founder of Expand Abroad Services. Expand Abroad Services is a dedicated management consulting company that specializes in international business and connecting companies with new partners in Sweden and the Baltic countries.

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J.Margus Klaar

Member of the Board

Margus is founding partner of Brand Manual, an international service design and branding consultancy. He's a Swiss-Swedish-Canadian-Estonian with over 30 years of experience in business development, innovation and service design. He's an author and frequent speaker at service design and marketing conferences. He's also a co-founder of the deep-tech start-up KLAREVA, which is dedicated to growing bugs for animal feed.

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