Nele Leosk is an Ambassador-at-Large for Digital Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Estonia. She is devoted to digital transformation of governments, economies and societies at large.
Previously, she acted as the Executive Director of IGL, a research and consulting company specializing
in digital governance. She also served as the Programme Director at e-Governance Academy in Estonia, and at the Foresight Centre of the Parliament of Estonia, looking at how technological trends could adhere public governance and digital economy. She has experienced the life of international and inter-governmental organisations such as the UNDP, UNU-eGOV, and OECD as well as academia.
She holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute (EUI), Italy, and she is a former Fulbright-Schuman grantee at the National Centre for Digital Government
at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at the Governance Lab at New York University, USA.