Markko Künnapu

EU affairs adviser at the Ministry of Justice

Markko Kunnapu currently works as an EU affairs adviser at the Ministry of Justice and is a member of the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) Bureau, which supervises the implementation and general management of matters related to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. Having previously served as a Chairman of the same Committee, Markko has vast experience as speaker at international workshops and conferences on cybercrime and cyber security. Markko Künnapu also works at the Estonian e- Governance Academy as an expert on national cyber security

Markko graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu in 2001. He then worked in the Tallinn Police Prefecture as a criminal investigator and in the Legal Department of the Ministry of Interior as an adviser. Since 2005, he has worked at the Ministry of Justice. Until 2014, he worked as an adviser in the Criminal Policy Department. He has been involved in drafting several legislative proposals, including legislation on cyber security, cybercrime, identity theft, and aspects of criminal procedure – not only in Estonia but also in a number of countries covered by capacity building projects of the Council of Europe.

Markko Künnapu