Ingrid Tersman

Ambassador Ingrid Tersman currently serves as Ambassador to Estonia. She has over 25 years of experience from international diplomacy at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and from service at the Swedish Ministry of Defence. Her profile is security policy, conflict resolution and conflicts in the OSCE area, gender issues, and conventional arms control.

Ambassador Ingrid Tersman has served as Sweden’s Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. She has also held various positions at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs related to EU and Nordic issues, including EU enlargement, conflict resolution and conventional arms control. During 2006 -2007 Ambassador Ingrid Tersman served as Swedish Political Representative and Head of the civilian team at the Swedish ISAF/PRT, the International Security Assistance Force/Provincial Reconstruction Team in Mazar-e-Sharif in Northern Afghanistan.

Ambassador Ingrid Tersman has extensive management experience from positions within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence. She has served at the Swedish Defence Research Institute and worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

Geographic expertise

  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • The Caucasus
  • Central Asia
  • Afghanistan

Topical expertise

  • Conflicts in the Eurasian region
  • OSCE
  • Security policy
  • Women, leadership and managment

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • German
  • Basic French

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