The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural and societal relations.

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations.

We build trust and understanding for the UK to create a safer and more prosperous world. In terms of our reach and impact, we are the world’s leading cultural relations organisation. Cultural relations is a component of international relations which focuses on developing people-to-people links and complements government-to-people and government-to-government contact. We use English, Arts, and Education and Society – the best of the UK’s great cultural assets – to bring people together and to attract partners to working with the UK. The British Council has over 7,000 staff working in 191 offices in 110 countries and territories.

Our People

Country Director
Ursula Roosmaa

Ursula looks after our work in Estonia and leads the team. Her responsibilities include investigating and deciding priority areas of work in Estonia. Working with partners and partnerships.

Operational Support Officer

Anu Veske

Anu is in charge of all things practical. She looks after our office, finances and supports in the delivery of projects.

Cluster Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Margit Maar

Margit is taking care of our regional financial planning and analysis.