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. Elina Veide, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (on medium-term temporarily leave)

MSc.oec. Elina Veide, Fiscal Council macroeconomics expert (on medium-term temporarily leave)

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.

Phone: (+371) 6708 3651, e-mail: elina.veide@fdp.gov.lv

PhD Emils Kilis, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert

PhD Emils Kilis, Fiscal Council fiscal risks expert

Emils Kilis is a sociologist. After graduating from high school, Emils spent many years living and studying abroad in the United Kingdom and Sweden.

He received B.A, M.A and PhD degrees at Lancaster University, where he specialised in questions pertaining to the influence of science and technology upon social development.

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

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