Tiina Jokinen – executive director of ERP, member of the board of the Estonian Institute of Buddhism

1984 graduated from the University of Tartu, majoring in the English language and literature; postgraduate courses: Moscow Academy of Foreign Trade, 1987.

Professional career: 1984−1988 Estonian Ministry of Agriculture, specialist of foreign trade; 1988–1989 Estonian Academy of Sciences, research fellow in psycholinguistics; 1989−1996 SAS Tallinn, Riga, Saint Petersburg, New Delhi; 1997−2000 Carslon Wagonlit Travel Agency K, chairman of the board; since 2001 the executive director of Estonian Record Productions (ERP); since 2002 managing director of the festivals Orient and Glasperlenspiel.

Being a travel professional and having extensively visited many regions and countries over the world, has written a number of articles about respective travel and culture, held lectures and arranged expeditions (including Silk Road Tour 2007Arctica-Antarctica 2010African Round, Siberia-Mongolia, Oceania), and also pilgrimages to the countries of Asia. Co-author of the book Search For The Soul Of Asia, 2000.

Lectures on African pre-colonial history at Tallinn University of Technology (2017).

Knowledge of languages: fluent in Estonian, English, Russian and Swedish; speaks Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, French, Arabic and Tibetan; has also studied Farsi.

See also Tiina’s CV on the website of Estonian Buddhist Institute.

Download pics: in Kenya (jpg, 300 dpi, 700 KB), on the Song Festival Ground, Estonia (jpg, 300 dpi, 740 KB), in Scotland (jpg, 300 dpi, 770 KB), in Papua New Guinea (jpg, 300 dpi, RGB, 9 MB), in the desert of Yemen (jpg, 300 dpi, 943 KB), portrait (jpg, 300 dpi, 370 KB), in Antarctica (jpg, 300 dpi, 640 KB), on board MS Fram (jpg, 300 dpi, 1 MB). Photos by Peeter Vähi / ERP.