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Jānis Reirs

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Minister of Finance
Date of appointment


Before his appointment to government, Mr Reirs was a member of the Latvian Parliament since 2010. During that period he held various positions, including that of Chairperson of the Budget and Finance Committee. Between 2004 and 2006, Mr Reirs was Minister for Special Assignments – Electronic Government Affairs.

Since 2002, he has been serving as President of the Baltic Assembly, Head of the Latvian delegation and Presidium Member of the Baltic Assembly.

Between 2001 and 2002, he was Chairperson of the Board of the chemical plant Spodrïba PLC and between 1999 and 2002, Partner at Prudentia Ltd. From 1996 to 1999 he was a Member of the Board of Trasta komercbanka PLC.

Mr Reirs holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Latvia.

Alternate Governor: Baiba Bane