Starting September, Aivar Jaeski joined the team of RB RAIL AS by taking up the position of Country Manager – Estonia and Finland. Aivar Jaeski is a former Estonian military officer with significant experience in transnational project leadership and implementation. As of October 3, 2017, he is also the Branch Manager of RB Rail AS Eesti filial which in late 2016 was registered in Estonia to promote successful project implementation operations of RB RAIL AS.
“My main tasks include overseeing Rail Baltica project execution in Estonia in lines with the established Global Project plans as well as promotion and representation of the project in Finland, establishing continuous relationships with parties interested in the project development. I will also be responsible for maintaining of transparent visibility of the project status, direction and decisions in the geographies of my responsibility”, tells A. Jaeski among whose other responsibilities is to identify any barriers and impediments that might be precluding progress of the project. He will also be bridging communication between RB RAIL AS and Estonian and Finnish societies.
RB RAIL AS branches in Estonia and Lithuania was established in late 2016 to perform project coordinator’s representational function in both countries and ensure direct contact with the ministries and the implementing bodies of the respective states. The branches also have facilitated Estonian and Lithuanian citizen interest to work for the joint venture RB RAIL AS registered in Latvia with its head office in Riga.
Aivar Jaeski background
Aivar Jaeski has a logistical engineer’s degree from TTK University of Applied Sciences, however, after choosing to pursuit military career he also passed all level military training at Baltic Defence College, including High Command Study Course.
Last 25 years of his life A. Jaeski has dedicated to Estonian Defence Forces where he served in active service, finishing his duty in rank of Colonel. His military experience includes participation in the development of Estonian Military Delegation to NATO in Brussels, reformation of NATO Joint Force Command in Brunssum and holding the position of defence planner at Estonian Defence Forces General Staff, where he was national point of contact for NATO defence arrangements. He has also served as the Estonian coordinator for joint Baltic military project BALTBAT (Baltic battalion) and been responsible for all mission units abroad.
A. Jaeski last position as a military personnel was Deputy Director of NATO Strategic Communication Centre of Excellence.