Laimdota Straujuma, Deputy State Secretary, responsible for Regional development, Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Education:
1994-2000 - several training courses in Denmark, Finland, U.K., USA, the Netherlands, etc. on advisory systems, EU management, management and economy of agricultural establishments, development of projects, etc.
1996/November - courses in U.K. in economy and management of enterprises
1992 - doctor of economic science
1987 - candidate of science, specialty of agricultural economics
1987 - Institute of Economics, post graduate studies – specialty of agricultural economist
1973 - Latvian State University, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, specialty of mathematician

Work experience:
Since January 2011 - Deputy State Secretary, responsible for Regional development, Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development
January 2007 - December 2010 Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government, State Secretary
October 2000 - January 2007 - Ministry of Agriculture, State Secretary
November 1999 - October 2000 - Ministry of Agriculture, deputy State Secretary
January 1998 - November 1999 - Board Chairman and director of the Latvian Agricultural Advisory centre, Ltd.
September 1993 - January 1998 - Agricultural Advisory Center, the head of the division, deputy director;
April 1991 - September 1993 - SIA “Latvijas datoru centrs” (management of agricultural projects)
March 1988 - April 1991 - Scientific Research Institute of the State Planning, the head of the unit
August 1973 - March 1988 - Institute of Economics as a research associate at the Division of Agricultural Economy

Participation in professional organizations:

Member of the Latvian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences.

 

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