Steven-Hristo Evestus

Executive Director

Steven-Hristo was in the Board of TI Estonia from 2019 to 2022. He worked as a State Prosecutor for 16 years during which he was involved in the management of pre-trial proceedings and the representation of prosecution in various criminal offenses, such as professional, economic and money-laundering offenses. He launched the Ethics Council of Prosecutors and later became the Chairman of it. In addition, Steven-Hristo developed the Code of Conduct for prosecutors and a Code of Good Judicial Practice in cooperation with judges and lawyers. Since 2019, Steven-Hristo leads the legal department of a cybersecurity company called CybExer Technologies.


Merle Mändmets

Project Lead for Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre

Merle has studied both Scandinavian languages and cultures and English. She has experience working in sales in the private sector but has been a teacher for the last ten years. Furthermore, she has project management experience (Interreg Estonia-Latvia) and has also been a member of the World Cleanup Day 2018 team. 
Merle is responsible for setting up the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) and creating the participatory budgeting network in schools.


Miriam Tõnismägi

Project Lead for Integrity Watch 3.0

Miriam is an economist by education and has long-term marketing project manager experience, but she has also worked as an analyst and a lecturer in English and intercultural communication. Her career and education have also led her to live in London, Warsaw and Munich for a longer period of time.

Miriam's main responsibility is the implementation of the Integrity Watch 3.0 project.


Kaidi Pugal

The accounting is done by Kaidi Pugal (Puugo OÜ) from January 2021.