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Ministry of Finance
of the Republic of Latvia
1 Smilsu st., Riga
LV-1919, Latvia

P.: +371-67095405
F.: +371-67095503
E-mail: pasts@fm.gov.lv

Minister 26/07/2018

Dana Reizniece - Ozola

Date and place of birth: November 6, 1981, Kuldīga

Marital status: married, 4 children






Work experience

2014 – 2016 Minister of Economics of the Republic of Latvia
2014 Member of the 12th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia
2011-2014 Member of the 11th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Chairperson of the Commission on Education, Culture and Science (2014), Member of the Legal Affairs Commission (2011-2014), Member of the European Affairs Commission
2010-2014 Foundation "Ventspils High Technology Park", Advisor to the Board
2010-2011 Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia, Parliamentary Secretary
2010-2011 Member of the 10th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Member of the Legal Affairs Commission and the European Affairs Commission
2006-2010 Foundation "Ventspils High Technology Park", Board Member, Head of the Technology Park
2010 "LEO Pētījumu centrs" Ltd, Board Member
2006-2010 "Industriālās investīcijas" Ltd, Board Member
2005-2006 Ventspils City Council, Head of the Investment Division
2004-2005 Ventspils City Council, Senior Expert of the Investment Division



Higher education

2011-2013 Executive Master of Business Administration, International Space University, France
2005-2007 Professional Master's Degree in Translation and Terminology, Ventspils University College
2005-2008 Legal Studies Program, qualification of a Legal Assistant, College of Law
2000-2004 Professional qualification of Interpreter/Translator, Ventspils University College

Supplementary education

2010 Training in Aerospace Industry Management and Education, NASA Space and Rocket Centre, USA
2008 Training in Cluster Management, Graduate School of Management of Barcelona Cluster Summer School, Spain
2000-2006 Professional Physical Education in Program Chess, Kuldīga Sports School
2002-2003 International Business, Häme Polytechnic University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Finland


Other experience

Supplementary professional experience

2014 Member of the Supervisory Board of the National Library of Latvia Project Implementation
2014 Member of the Assembly of the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO
2009-2014 Member of the Aerospace Working Group, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
2008-2010 Latvian Association of Technology Parks, Centres and Business Incubators, VHTP representative
2009-2010 Ventspils City Council, Member of the Education Commission
2009-2010 Member of the Ventspils Technology Development Council
2008-2011 Satellite "Venta-1" Project management
2007-2010 Management of the Latvian Space Technologies Cluster
2007-2010 Member of the Start-up Support Committee of Ventspils Business Incubator and Kurzeme Business Incubator
2005-2009 Ventspils City Council, Member of the Tourism Commission
1997-2004 Latvian Chess Federation, Board Member
2006-2008 Member of the Supervisory Committee of Ventspils Engineering Research Centre, Ventspils University College

Management and implementation of the projects co-financed by the European Union, the state etc. funds

2008 – 2010 "Space Technologies – Opportunity for Education and Economic Development", EEA and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism, Project Manager
2008 – 2009 "Smart Regions – Expert Support to Establishment of the Satellite Technology Centre in Ventspils", EEA and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism, Project Manager
2009 – 2010 "Development of the Resource Base for Acquiring Natural Sciences in the City of Ventspils", ERAF Project, Project Manager
2010 "Development of Cooperation between the Nordic and Baltic Countries in Developing the Satellite Technologies”, the 7th framework program, Project Specialist
2009 "Development of the Space Technologies and Services Cluster, Target – programme of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia", Project Manager
2007 – 2008 "Improvement of Energy Efficiency in the Educational Institutions in the City of Ventspils”, ERAF project, Project Manager
2006 "Development of a Professional Science and Innovation Based Business Management Master's Study Programme "Innovative Business Development" (MBA_IBA)", Phare, Innovation Specialist



J.Žagars, I.Kalniņš, D.Reizniece, A.Dembovskis First Latvian Satellite “Venta-1”, Proceedings of Baltic Defence Research and Technology Conference 2009 “DEFENCE INDUSTRY AND JOINT INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT POSSIBILITIES IN THE BALTIC STATES” (10 - 11 September), 2009, Rīga

J.Žagars, I.Kalniņš, D.Reizniece, A.Dembovskis Latvijas pirmais satelīts VENTA-1, Militārais apskats 2009, Nr.3/4 (132/133) ISSN 1407-1746 (82.-86.lpp)

D.Reizniece, J.Borzovs, J.Sīlis, I.Ilziņa To Use or not to Use Metaphors in Latvian ICT Terminology, 01/2006; Pabaltijo tautu terminologijos problemos ir Europos Sajunga, Chapter: To Use or not to Use Metaphors in Latvian ICT Terminology, Publisher: Lietuvju Kalbos Instituto Leidykla, Vilnius, (pp.108-121)


Political activity

2012-2014 Board Member of the political party "For Latvia and Ventspils"


Language skills

Latvian native
English fluent
Russian fluent
German basic skills
French basic skills
Spanish basic skills

Ja vēlaties saņemt jaunumus savā e-pastā, lūdzu, ievadiet e-pastu un nospiediet pogu - pieteikties!



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