Jānis Vitenbergs
Minister for Economics
Jānis Vitenbergs
Minister for Economics
Last Updated: 02.04.2020

EDUCATION

2005 – 2008

Liepāja University, Tourism Management, Professional Bachelor Degree in Tourism Management

2003 – 2005

Latvian Culture College, Culture Tourism Guide

2000 -2003

Kandava Boarding Secondary School, primary education

 

WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

From 2 April 2020

Minister for Economics of the Republic of Latvia

30.01.2019 – 02.04.2020 

Member of the 13th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia; Chairman of the Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee

28.02.2019 - 02.04.2020

Member of the 13th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Member of the National Security Committee

20.11.2018 - 28.02.2019

Member of the 13th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia; Member of the Public Expenditure and Audit Committee

03.06.2014 - 05.11.2018

“Lietas MD” Ltd.,

02.01.2014 – 02.06.2014

“Sanitex” Ltd. Large Customer Sales Manager

31.05.2012 – 01.01.2014

“Sanitex Baltic Distribution” Ltd., Regional Head of Trade Promotion Division

20.05.2010 – 30.05.2012 

“Sanitex Baltic Distribution” Ltd., trade representative

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Latvian – native

English – conversational

Russian – conversational