Heli Aru-Chabilan is the Chair of the Management Board of the Estonian Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA). She has previously worked on different positions at the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, mostly related to labour market, internationalization and lifelong learning issues. She was appointed to Paris as the first counsellor for education and science at the Estonian Permanent Delegation to OECD and UNESCO (2011-2016). Her earlier occupations include volunteer work in different civil society organizations. She has been a co-founder and a board member of the biggest Estonian think-tank – PRAXIS Centre for Policy Studies.