Tanel Kiik is the Minister of Social Affairs of the Republic of Estonia as of 29 April 2019. He is a member of the Estonian Centre Party.
Tanel Kiik was born on 23 January 1989 in Tallinn. He is married and a father of one. Kiik has been a member of the Estonian Abstinence Association as of 2007.
In 2016–2019, Kiik served as Head of the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government Office.
In 2012–2016, Kiik served as an advisor to the Vice-President of the Riigikogu.
In 2010–2012, Kiik was the sales associate of RE/MAX Professionals real estate.
In 2007–2009, Kiik was the information specialist of the Estonian Centre Party.
Tanel Kiik graduated from the University of Tartu Pärnu College in entrepreneurship and project management in 2016 (cum laude). He has not finished his Master’s studies at the University of Tartu Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, which started in the same year. Speaks Estonian, English, and German.