Siim Kallas graduated cum laude from the Tallinn Secondary School No 22 in 1967 and from Tartu State University in finance and credit in 1972.
He was a post-graduate student until 1975 and now is a visiting professor at the university.
1995-1999 member of parliament and the parliamentary National Defense Committee
1995-1996 minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Estonia
1991-1995 president of the Bank of Estonia
1989-1991 chairman of the Estonian Central Association of Trade Unions
1986-1989 deputy editor of the newspaper Rahva Hääl (People's Voice)
1979-1986 director of the Estonian Central Board of Savings Banks
1975-1979 specialist at the Finance Ministry of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic