Tālis Linkaits

Talis LINKAITS

Minister of Transport
satiksmes.ministrija [at] sam.gov.lv

CURRICULUM VITAE

Date of birth: 18 August, 1970

Marital status: married, two children

EDUCATION

  • 1988-1993 - University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics, specialization in economic and social planning, economist 
  • 1985-1988 - Riga Secondary School No 1, secondary education 

WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 23.01.2019 - Minister of Transport
  • 06.11.2018. - 31.01.2019 - Member of the 13th Saeima 
  • 2016 - 2018 - Independent Member of the Council of SJSC Riga International Airport 
  • 2007 - 2015 - Owner and Member of the Board of the project management and consulting company LLC Lucidus komunikācijas 
  • 2006 - 2018 - Head of the VASAB Secretariat at the State Regional Development Agency
  • 2006 - Head of the VASAB Secretariat, Ministry of Regional Development and Local Governments
  • 2009 - 2010 - Freelance Adviser to the Minister for Transport for Strategic Affairs 
  • 2001 - 2009 - Consultant, Project Manager in Development Cooperation Projects in Serbia, Montenegro, Algeria, Libya, Moldova and Kosovo
  • 2001 - 2002 - Member of the Board at SJSC Latvenergo 
  • 2001 - 2002 - Authorized State representative at SJSC Latvijas kuģniecība 
  • 1999 - 2004 - Member of Board at JSC Air Baltic Corporation
  • 1999 - 2000 - Freelance Adviser to the Prime Minister for Public Administration Affairs 
  • 1999 - Member of Council at JSC Rīgas vīni 
  • 1998 - 2000 - Authorized State representative at LLC Baltic International Airlines 
  • 1996 - 2004 - Head of the Administrative Service of SJSC Privatizācijas aģentūra 
  • 1996 - 2000 - Authorized State representative at JSC Universālveikals Centrs 
  • 1995 - 1999 - Member of the Board of Directors at LLC Air Baltic Corporation 
  • 1995 - 1997 - Authorized State representative at JSC Jēkabpils cukurfabrika 
  • 1994 - 2000 - Member of the Council at JSC Latvijas eksportkredīts
  • 1994 - 1997 - Authorized State representative at JSC Latvijas eksportkredīts 
  • 1994 - 1996 - Assistant to the Director General for Relations with Government at SJSC Privatizācijas aģentūra 
  • 1993 - 1994 - Deputy Head of State Property Policy Division of the Privatization Department, Ministry of Economics 
  • 1992 - 1993 - Head of the Informative and Methodological Support Sector of the State Property Privatisation Division, Ministry of Economic Reforms
  • 1991 - 1992 - Expert at the State Property Conversion Department, Council of Ministers of the Repubic of Latvia 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Latvian – native
  • English - fluent 
  • Russian – fluent