Meet the investment team

Toms Stūrītis, 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, Metalworking & machinery, Healthcare and Green Technology sectors with various successful investment projects in these and related fields.

I have a bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Commercial Diplomacy and an MSc in International Relations from the University of Latvia as well as an MBA with a specialization in finance from 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 enterprises 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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Diana Bogrova, Senior 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

Contact Diāna Bogrova

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!