Published: 10.01.2023

Collegial authorities managing and overseeing the activities of Latvijas Banka.

Budget Committee

Draws up Latvijas Banka's draft budget and work plan.

Chairperson:
Māris Kālis

Deputy chairpersons:
Andris Vilks
Zita Zariņa

Members:
Helmūts Ancāns
Jānis Caune
Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale
Arvils Sautiņš

 

Operational Risk Committee

Coordinates operational risk management at Latvijas Banka as well as the matters related to ensuring the operational continuity of the financial sector.

Chairperson:
Ilze Posuma

Deputy chairperson:
Zita Zariņa

Members:
Igors Fleitmanis
Edvards Kušners
Harijs Ozols
Arvils Sautiņš

Ethics Committee

Examines the applications concerning the compliance of the employee's conduct with the principles of professional ethics and conduct established at Latvijas Banka and delivers its opinion.

Chairperson:
Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale

Deputy chairpersons:
Jānis Caune

Members:
Laura Ausekle
Ainars Gūtmanis
Antra Rozena

Investment Committee

Implements Latvijas Banka's investment management guidelines set by the Council of Latvijas Banka.

Chairperson:
Māris Kālis

Deputy chairpersons:
Raivo Vanags
Vadims Zaicevs

Members:
Vilnis Barons
Daira Brunere
Jānis Caune
Arnis Mālbergs
Andris Vilks

Committee for the Management of Banknotes and Coins

Decides on the replacement of damaged euro and lats banknotes and coins, registers cash handlers and controls their operation, decides on the reproduction of banknotes and coins.

Chairperson:
Vilnis Kepe

Deputy chairpersons:
Ģirts Jansons

Members:
Rūta Asiķe
Līga Bērziņa
Andis Tīrums

Research Committee

Identifies the lines of research and of the main analytical work to be carried out by Latvijas Banka in economic and financial fields and monitors their execution.

Chairperson:
Mārtiņš Kazāks

Deputy chairperson:
Andris Vilks

Members:
Mārtiņš Bitāns
Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale
Egons Gailītis
Arnis Jankovskis
Juris Kravalis
Edvards Kušners
Uldis Rutkaste
Kārlis Vilerts
Elmārs Zakulis

Strategic Development and Innovation Management Committee

Coordinates and oversees Latvijas Banka's strategic development management as well as the facilitation of the uptake of innovation (creative work, state-of-the-art technology and approaches) in Latvijas Banka's processes.

Chairperson:
Santa Purgaile

Deputy chairpersons:
Ilze Posuma

Members:
Helmūts Ancāns
Jānis Blūms
Marine Krasovska
Harijs Ozols
Andris Strazds
Zita Zariņa

Supervision Committee

  • Implements the strategy for supervising the financial market and its participants supervised by Latvijas Banka,
  • approves the methodology and plans for supervising the financial market and its participants,
  • takes the decisions established by the laws governing the operation of the financial market and of its participants supervised by Latvijas Banka, including decisions on imposing sanctions and decisions on restricting the rights, fulfilment of obligations and operation of the financial market participants supervised by Latvijas Banka.

Chairperson:
Santa Purgaile

Deputy chairperson:
Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale

Members:
Agnese Alaine
Kristaps Markovskis
Ludmila Vojevoda

Resolution Committee

Approves:

  • the financial market participant resolution plans,
  • the methodology for the resolution and compensation disbursement schemes and ensures its implementation,
  • the plans for the financial market participant checks and ensures their implementation.

Takes other decisions laid down in the regulation for the committee in accordance with the laws governing the application of resolution tools and implementation of compensation disbursement schemes.

Chairperson:
Ilze Posuma

Deputy chairperson:
Jeļena Ļebedeva

Members:
Iveta Krastiņa
Andris Ņikitins
Zita Zariņa