Meet the investment team

Toms Stūrītis, Acting Head of Investment Promotion Division

My main responsibilities in the Division are to advise international investors on establishing operations in Latvia and on various inter-institutional cooperation as well as provide overall leadership and support for our team.

Prior to heading the Investment Promotion Division, I was the Deputy Director of LIAA’s Business Incubator in the port city of Liepaja where I advised investors about possibilities for business in the region and acquired broad experience in assisting start-up development. In my earlier career at LIAA, I worked at the Agency’s headquarters in Riga as the lead advisor for investors considering setting up operations specifically in transport & logistics, IT & Global Business Services (GBS) and metaworking sectors.

Prior to joining LIAA in 2011, I worked in the construction industry preparing financial estimates as well as participating in and managing various national and international projects that provided solutions to a number of economic and social issues.

I hold a master’s degree in business administration from the Swiss Business School in Zurich, Switzerland, and a master in finance from BA School of Business and Finance in Riga, Latvia.

Languages spoken: Latvian, English, Russian

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Rolando Huapaija-Delgado, Senior Investment Advisor

I am the lead advisor for investors working in Life Sciences, Healthcare and Green Technology sectors.

I have a bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Commercial Diplomacy as well as a MSc in International Relations from the University of Latvia. Currently I am studying for an MBA in Finance at Riga Business School.

Prior to joining the Investment Promotion Division, I was a Project manager in Enterprise Europe Network Latvia which is part of a European Commission Project operating in more than 60 countries, administered by LIAA in Latvia. My main role was to consult clients on various EU support programs, EU regulations and any questions related to starting a business in various countries.

Languages spoken: Latvian, English, Russian and Spanish

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Roberts Gudermanis, Senior Investment Advisor

I am the lead advisor to investors looking for suitable Latvian companies interested in M&A and joint venture opportunities and I provide support for investors in food processing, woodworking and textile industries.

My professional background includes work as a customer service specialist in "Swedbank". My previous experience was with LIAA’s Customer Service Division, in which I had the role of consulting clients on various State aid and EU Structural Funds programs as well as handling the questions about LIAA’s export services. I joined the Investment Promotion Division in early 2015.

I have a bachelor’s degree in International Sales and Marketing Management from VIA University College in Denmark.

Languages spoken: Latvian, English, Russian

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Monta Geidāne, Project Manager

I am the advisor for investors considering setting up operations in IT and Global Business Service (GBS) industries in Latvia.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the BA School of Business and Finance in Riga, Latvia, I was involved in the management of payroll accounting process for a multinational IT related shared services center. This work experience gave me extensive knowledge about the recruitment process, salary levels in IT and other employment related issues.

Additionally, I gained valuable experience in public relations while assisting international companies with advise and practical support organizing events, marketing campaigns and press conferences as well as preparing content for social media.

Languages spoken: Latvian, English, Russian

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Tarass Leočko, Project Manager

My main responsibility is to provide information and assistance in transportation and logistics sector.

Prior to joining the Investment Promotion Division at LIAA, I have worked as the commercial real estate consultant in the investment department at Colliers International. While working at Colliers I have gained experience in analyzing, presenting and coordinating real estate deals that involved local and international investors.

I have received bachelor’s degree in business administration with specialization in international business at the University of Latvia. In addition, I have studied for one semester at HUB that is part of KU Leuven University in Brussels.

Languages spoken: Latvian, Russian, English

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Diana Bogrova, Investment Advisor

My main responsibility is to implement marketing related projects in the Department.

I have a bachelor`s degree in Business Administration and Masters degree in Creative Industries Management, both from the BA School of Business and Finance in Riga, Latvia. I have also studied for 1 semester in IPAG Paris Business School in Paris, France.

Before joining LIAA in 2018, I have worked in Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority as a market research specialist. Prior that I worked as a marketing project manager in a private company “L-Ekspresis” LLC, which provides international passenger rail transportation routes Riga - Moscow- Riga, Riga- St. Petersburg – Riga.

Languages spoken: Latvian, English, Russian

Meet your local LIAA representative!
Our team of experts is not just in Riga – we have representatives in countries around the world. A list of representatives and their contact information is available here.

For more information, please contact us:  invest@liaa.gov.lv.

We look forward to serving your needs!