Secretariat

Dr.oec., LL.M. Dace Kalsone, Fiscal Council secretary

Dr.oec., LL.M. Dace Kalsone, Fiscal Council secretary

Prior to her appointment as the Fiscal Council secretary, Dace Kalsone worked as the Euro project manager at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia. Many years earlier she held the positions of SEPA (single euro payments area) project manager at the Bank of Latvia and payment systems analyst. She has experience in the areas of economics, law, IT, banking and environmental protection.

Dace has a doctorate in economics, bachelor's and master's degree in business administration, as well as bachelor's degree in law from the University of Latvia. At Riga Graduate School of Law she acquired professional and academic master's degrees in International and European law.

Phone: (+371) 6708 3650, e-mail: dace.kalsone@fdp.gov.lv

MSc. oec. Agnese Zavadska, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (until 31 December 2018)

MSc. oec. Agnese Zavadska, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (until 31 December 2018)

Agnese Zavadska is a consultant in SIA "Ernst & Young Baltic” Riga office since October 2016. Prior to her current position, Agnese temporary worked in Ministry of Finance, and was an intern in Brussels, European Commission’s Cabinet of Vice-president Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis. Agnese has expertise in economics and econometric data analytics.

Agnese holds a master’s degree in economics from Norwegian School of Economics, and currently Agnese is a PhD student in University of Latvia.

According to agreement with SIA "Ernst & Young Baltic” on 15 September 2017 Agnese Zavadska ensures macroeconomics expert consultation services to Fiscal council.

Phone: (+371) 6704 3801, e-mail: agnese.zavadska@lv.ey.com

 

BSc.oec. Viktors Miglinieks, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert

BSc.oec. Viktors Miglinieks, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert

Prior to his current position at the Fiscal discipline council, Viktors Miglinieks worked at the Central Statistical Bureau and gained experience in the field of cash management operations while working for an international company.

Viktors holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Latvia and is currently studying towards a Master’s degree in economics at Riga Technical University.

Phone: (+371) 6708 3652, e-mail: viktors.miglinieks@fdp.gov.lv

MSc.oec. Ilze Brezaucka, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert (volunteer)

MSc.oec. Ilze Brezaucka, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert (volunteer)

Previously Ilze has been working at the Ministry of Finance. During previous working period Ilze was faced with the questions related to fiscal policy as well as budget planning issues.

Ilze has obtained a bachelor's and a master's degree in macroeconomics at the University of Latvia.

Ilze Brezaucka works at the Fiscal Discipline Council on voluntary basis in accordance with the Volunteer work law. The contract was concluded on 27 December 2017 till 7 May 2018. She is helping the Fiscal Council to scrutinise public-private partnership projects fiscal risk.

BSc.oec. Elina Lucka, Fiscal Council economist

BSc.oec. Elina Lucka, Fiscal Council economist

Prior to her current position at the Fiscal Council, Elina Lucka has been working at the Bank of Latvia Cash department. In her everyday work Elina was responsible for cash in circulation analytical reports, co-operation with commercial banks and department record keeping.

Elina holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Latvia Faculty of Finance and commerce.

Phone: (+371) 6708 3653, e-mail: elina.lucka@fdp.gov.lv

MSc.oec. Elina Veide, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (on maternity leave till 31 December 2018)

MSc.oec. Elina Veide, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (on maternity leave till 31 December 2018)

Prior to her current position at the Fiscal Council, Elina Veide was conducting research in various spheres of economics, including development issues. Elina's former job experience has given her insight in the areas of business finance and strategic planning.

Elina holds a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and a master's degree in economics from the University of Latvia.