Chair of the UL Council

 
  • Representative proposed by the UL Senate;
  • UL professor, prominent Latvian physicist;
  • Long-standing rector of the University of Latvia, a visiting professor at several universities in the United Kingdom and the United States;
  • Full member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences;
  • Advisor to the Minister of Education and Science on foreign policy issues.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – in-depth knowledge of the Latvian higher education and science system and UL governance, expertise in the international cooperation in education and science, etc.

Deputy Chair of the UL Council

 
  • Representative proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science;
  • Former Minister for Education and Science of Latvia;
  • Former education expert at the Latvian Electrical Engineering and Electronics Industry Association, business process manager of the companies Mobilly, Primekss, member of the board;
  • Former director of foundation Iespējamā misija (Mission Possible Latvia), founder and director of the Educational Development Centre;
  • Manager and consultant of educational projects, including strengthening the STEM field;
  • Laureate of the Atis Kronvalds Award.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – Strengthening STEM education and teacher training, education policy issues, strategic management and governance of higher education institutions, etc.

Deputy Chair of the UL Council

  • Representative proposed by the UL Senate;
  • Representative of UL Student Council;
  • Board member of the association Riga TechGirls.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – study quality, representation of student interests, UL governance, digital transformation, sustainable development, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science; 
  • Bearer of the Order of the Three Stars; 
  • President and full member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences;
  • Chemist, inventor of medications, long-standing director of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – higher education, science and innovation policy, cooperation with policy makers and other higher education institutions, valorisation of science, representation of UL, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the UL Senate; 
  • Bearer of the Order of the Three Stars; 
  • UL professor, full member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences;
  • Director of Scientific Institute for Productivity at the University of Latvia (Latvijas Universitātes domnīca LV PEAK); 
  • Chair of the Fiscal Discipline Council of Latvia; long-time Head of the European Commission Representation in Latvia.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – Financial policy, internal control system, investment attraction, international outreach and cooperation with policy makers, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the UL Senate; 
  • Bearer of the Order of the Three Stars;
  • Professor Emeritus of Stanford University;
  • Vascular surgeon and scientist whose contribution has been widely recognized in medical science of the world;
  • UL patron, founder of several support foundations;
  • Long-time director of the Vascular Laboratory at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – science, international cooperation, patronage and industry outreach, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the UL Senate; 
  • Bearer of the Order of the Three Stars;
  • Researcher of Latvian culture;
  • Leading researcher and director of the UL Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, the most highly ranked UL structural unit in the international assessment of science;
  • Recognized as one of the most outstanding women in Latvian science and education.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – the UL unique areas of responsibility, representation of humanities and social sciences, international science assessment methodology, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the President of the Republic of Latvia; 
  • Editor-in-chief of the National Encyclopaedia at the National Library of Latvia;
  • Dr. hist., until taking the position at the National Encyclopaedia, he was an active history science researcher, a long-time teacher and head of the study programme at Riga Stradiņš University;
  • Formerly – a long-standing international expert in the evaluation of scientific projects and publications.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – the UL unique areas of responsibility, representation of humanities, study quality, etc. 

  • Representative proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science;
  • Professional of information technology and corporate management;
  • Director of the Latvian office of the consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers;
  • Formerly – Council Member of the State Savings Bank of Ukraine, Board Member of the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – digital transformation, cyber security, corporate governance, financial management, internal control, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science;
  • Head of the UL Alumni Club;
  • Deputy Director of the Central Finance and Contracting Agency for the EU Funds System Development Issues;
  • Formerly – Head of Legal Department at the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – study quality, representation of graduates, higher education and science legislation, investment attraction, etc.

  • Representative proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science;
  • Director General of the Republic of Latvia Central Statistical Bureau Office;
  • Long-standing deputy state secretary at the Ministry of Economics.

Particular competence areas at the UL Council – investment attraction, policy making, strategic management, national economy needs and economics, etc.