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Margus Noormaa

Director General

Margus Noormaa has been managing the Information System Authority since 22 April 2019. Previously, he worked as Director of the Information Technology Centre of the Ministry of Finance, where he was responsible for the development, management, and provision of ICT services of the ministry and the area of government.

Noormaa has held several positions at the Tax and Customs Board, including the position of Deputy Director General. He is also a member of the supervisory board of the State Infocommunication Foundation.

Margus Noormaa was born on 9 June 1970. He has graduated from the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and has a Master’s degree in IT management from Tallinn University.


Margus Arm

Director of State Information System

Margus Arm has been working at the Information System Authority since autumn 2016 and has long-term experience with Estonia’s e-government solutions. In 2002, he was involved in the implementation of the ID-card and since then, he has been working on the development and maintenance of Estonia’s e-services. In 2017, Arm was one of the leading figures of solving the ID-card crisis.

Margus Arm has a master’s degree in business management from EBS; he has also studied entrepreneurship and technology at the master’s level at the University of Tartu. He is participating in the Newton V training programme in 2019/2020. He has long-term work experience in the private sector as a team leader at SEB Pank and SK ID Solutions AS.

The Director of the State Information System of the Information System Authority manages the State Information System Branch, which comprises the State Data Exchange Department (X-tee and RIHA), the Electronic Identity Department, the State Portal Department, the State Network Department, the Elections Infosystems Development Department, the Technology Department, and the Service and Process Development Department.


Lauri Aasmann

Director of Cyber Security

Lauri Aasmann has been managing the Cyber Security Branch (policy and analysis, standards and supervision, incident response, critical information infrastructure protection) since 1 December 2019.

Aasmann worked for eight years as the Chief of the Law Branch at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, where he was involved with legal research projects on cyber defence under international law, leading an international legal team, and project management. Aasmann has also worked as an IT legal counsel at the Legal Department of Swedbank AS and as a District Prosecutor at the Northern District Prosecutor’s Office.

Lauri Aasmann was born on 12 May 1979. He has studied at the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and has graduated from the School of Law of the University of Tartu.


Ly Sari

Head of Administrative Department

Ly Sari manages the support services (human resources, finance, document management, etc.) of RIA as of spring 2018. She has a long-term experience in finance and human resource work.

The last four years, Ly Sari has been the head supervisor of state budget at the Ministry of Finance. In 2007–2014, she worked at the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, first as the head of the finance department and later as the head of human resources.

Sari was born on 15 January 1972. She graduated from Audentes University and received a Master’s degree in International Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration.

Last modified: 31.03.2020

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