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Board and Council

Board

Ronalds Neimanis - Chairman of the Board.
Responsibilities - to manage the Board of SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” and the company’s core activities, as well as to improve the quality of services provided thus contributing to client satisfaction.
Responsibilities - to manage the Board of SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” and the company’s core activities, as well as to improve the quality of services provided thus contributing to client satisfaction.
Work experience - during his professional career, he has developed and implemented the strategy of VAS “Valsts nekustāmie īpašumi”, as well as ensured the sustainability of the company and its management in line with OECD standards of good practice. For five years, he has headed the Infrastructure Department of Riga Stradiņš University as the director, implementing major investment projects. At different times he held positions of Chairman and Board Member of VSIA “Vides investīciju fonds”. As Director of property development, construction, and management at SIA “Rīgas nami”, he represented the company’s development projects at international real estate exhibitions. When managing the Administration Board of the Riga City Council Property Department as its Director, he created administrations by merging and reorganising several economic structures. He has also acted as Staff Advisor of the Minister for Health of the Republic of Latvia.
Education - he graduated from the Latvian Medical Academy earning a medical degree and from Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration with a master’s degree in business administration. He also holds a certificate of Board Member of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance.
Term of mandate - 5 years (as of 08.09.2020).
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Bernhards Maļinovskis - Board Member
Responsibilities - management and transparency of financial processes, effective risk management, and improvement of internal control processes at SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks”.
Responsibilities - management and transparency of financial processes, effective risk management, and improvement of internal control processes at SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks”.
Work experience - more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, mainly in credit and finance management of large companies. During his professional career at AS “UniCredit Banka” and AS “DNB banka”, he headed the large corporate client service, loan finance, and financial restructuring departments. Afterwards, he held the positions of Council advisor, Board Member, and Financial Director at AS “LIDO” group thus ensuring significant improvement of the performance of the companies.
Education - he graduated from the BA School of Business and Finance earning a professional bachelor’s degree in business administration and a professional master’s degree in finance. He furthered his knowledge in financial planning and management by obtaining the internationally recognised CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) certificate.
Term of mandate - 5 years (as of 08.09.2020).
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Laila Keisele - Board Member
Responsibilities - to ensure the management of promotion of cooperation with the clients of SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” using innovative methods, to promote energy efficiency measures in the renovation of residential buildings, and to develop digital services by using the modern technology.
Responsibilities - to ensure the management of promotion of cooperation with the clients of SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” using innovative methods, to promote energy efficiency measures in the renovation of residential buildings, and to develop digital services by using the modern technology.
Work experience - she started her professional career at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Latvia as Senior Inspector of Legal and Internal Control of the Sanitary Border Inspectorate, then as Head of the Quality Assurance Department, during which time her contributions allowed the Inspectorate to became the only national inspectorate that has been accredited in accordance with inspection standards and the only border inspectorate in the world to have implemented this standard. She applied her knowledge and skills to improve work safety and quality and to optimise manpower resources, at “ABB Baltija”, at SIA “Palink” as the Business Process Development Manager, at ASS “Balta” as the Sales Process and Service Manager in the corporate segment. At the business centre “Circle K Europe” as an expert she managed efficiency improvement projects. As Operations Manager at “Dinex Group” she managed the Latvian manufacturing site (350 employees). Before starting her professional career at SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks”, she was the Director of the Postal Network Department of VAS “Latvijas Pasts”, managing the operation of post offices and the organisation of postal deliveries (2500 employees), improving service provision processes, optimising manpower resources, introducing innovative solutions and new services, changing the operational format of the postal network in line with customer flow and demand, and developing the segmentation and strategy of the postal network. During her professional career, she has managed various projects on the implementation of information systems. As a representative of SIA “Infotrust”, she has helped implement business intelligence solutions in State institutions and advised companies on improving and optimising operational efficiency.
Education - after graduating from the University of Latvia with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics, she continued her studies at the same university, obtaining a master’s degree in international economic relations. In addition, she studied at Riga Technical University and acquired a degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA) in innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as a professional master’s degree in institutional management. She has complemented her knowledge by obtaining certificates of an internal auditor of quality systems, quality systems manager, and environmental management systems manager, as well as certificates regarding occupational health and safety, and project management.
Term of mandate - 1 year (as of 05.04.2022)
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Council

Ainārs Ozols - Chairman of the Council
Work experience - currently Member of the Council at AS “Valmieras Stikla šķiedra”, the Chairman of the Council at SIA “Rīgas Satiksme”, and the owner of SIA “AO Consilium”. He has acquired and applied his knowledge and skills as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AS “SEB banka” from 2007 to 2015.
Education - he graduated from Riga Technical University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, specialising in international economic relations. He furthered his skills at the BA School of Business and Finance obtaining a banking specialist certificate, and at the Stockholm School of Economics obtaining an Executive MBA.
Term of mandate - 5 years (as of 08.09.2020.)
Mārcis Gaspažiņš - Deputy Chairman of the Council
Work experience - he is not only the Deputy Chairman of the Council of SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” but also Financial Director of AS “Honor invest”, as well as Head of HR and IT departments. Previously, has held the position of Financial Director at SIA “Kriess”, Board Member and Regional Financial Director at Royal Unibrew Group companies (SIA “Cido Grupa”, UAB “Kalnapilio-Tauras Grupe”, and OU “Royal Unibrew Eesti”). He has also worked in finance, procurement, and IT at SIA “Ventspils nafta” terminals” as Financial Director at AS “Rīgas Dzirnavnieks”, later as Financial Analyst, Financial Director, and Board Member. He started his professional career in the Project Implementation Division of the State Revenue Service as the Head of the Project Coordination Division.
Education - after completing his studies at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia, he obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences in business management with a specialisation in production management. He graduated from Riga Business School earning the Master of Business Administration in business and financial management. He has improved his knowledge at Stockholm School of Economics International Leadership Development Programme.
Term of mandate - 5 years (as of 08.09.2020.)
Jānis Leimanis - Member of the Council
Work experience - he is a Member of the Council not only at SIA “Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks” but also at VAS “Latvijas Valsts Radio un Televīzijas centrs”. He is also the Chairman of the Board/Board Member of SIA “JL Index”, SIA “Market Share”, SIA “Black Stone”, SIA “Jēkabpils kokapstrāde”, and AS “Olainfarm”. He has extensive experience in asset management and financial and management services. As a consultant, he has been involved in the acquisition and subsequent sale of several companies to strategic investors, as well as advising on provision of venture capital services and venture capital formation. He has held senior positions in several Latvian companies, including Chairman of the Board of SIA “Clean R", Chairman/ Member of the Council of AS “Nasdaq Riga” and other companies – AS “PATA Saldus”, AS “Latvijas balzams”, AS “Liepājas autobusu parks”.
Education - he graduated from Riga Technical University, acquiring a qualification in engineering organisation, qualification in production organisation, and a bachelor's degree in mechanics. He also holds the ACCA Qualification and is a member of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance.
Term of mandate - 5 years (as of 08.09.2020)