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Arturs Toms Plešs

Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development
arturs.toms.pless [at] varam.gov.lv
  • EDUCATION
    • 2017 - 2019 - Master's Degree in the “Urban and Regional Engineering Economics” programme at Riga Technical University
    • 2011 - 2016 - Bachelor's Degree in the “Mechanical Engineering” programme at Riga Technical University
    • 2014 - Erasmus programme at Danish Technical University
    • 1999 - 2011 - Bauska Secondary School No. 1
       
  • WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
    • June 2020 – present –   Member of the 13th Saeima, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee 
    • January 2020 – present –  Board Member of the Association of Parties “Development/For!”
    • November 2019 – present – Member of the 13th Saeima, Chairman of the Administrative-Territorial Reform Committee
    • October 2019 - present –  Member of the 13th Saeima, Member of the Public Administration and Local Government Committee
    • 2019 – present   Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
    • 2018 – present –  Member and Deputy Chair of the Saeima faction of the Republic of Latvia “Development/For!”, Chairman of the National Economy, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee, Climate Policy Sub-Committee
    • December 2018 – present –  Member of the Latvian delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union
    • November 2018 – June 2020 – Member of the 13th Saeima, Member of the Committee on Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesio
    • June 2017 - October 2018 – Member of the Bauska Municipality Council
    • October 2016 - present – Board Member of the Party "For Latvia’s Development”
    • March 2015 - May 2017 – Communications Consultant for the Party “For Latvia’s Development”
    • April 2013 - September 2014 – JSC “Ceļuprojekts”, bridge construction technician
       
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS
    • Latvian –native, English-fluent, Russian - conversational level