Rihards Kozlovskis
Minister for Interior
Rihards Kozlovskis
Minister for Interior
Last Updated: 09.05.2016

Date of birth: May 26, 1969 
 

Education:
1995 – 2003 Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia, legal qualification
1987 – 1993 Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Teacher of Physical Education 
1986 – 1987 Murjani Sports Gymnasium, Secondary education
1976 – 1986 Riga Secondary School No 69, finished 10th grade

Work experience:
Since October 25, 2011 - Minister for Interior of the Republic of Latvia
Since 2007 BBF Consulting Ltd., lawyer
2005 – 2007 Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia – Adviser to the Ministry of Defence. Security and Coordination Division of the NATO Summit Latvia Task Force, Head of Division
1996 – 2005 Deputy Chief of the Security Police of the Republic of Latvia, Lieutenant Colonel
1994 – 1996 Department for the Protection of Economic Sovereignty (VESAD), senior inspector
1991 – 1993 Government Security Agency, inspector
Feb.1991 – May 1991 1st Police Battalion of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Latvia, junior inspector

Languages:
Latvian – native
English – good
Russian – good
French – basic knowledge