Kariņš Arturs Krišjānis

Active Member

  • Political Group : EPP
  • Country : Latvia

Member

  • ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Substitute

  • ECON Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Curriculum vitae 

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, linguistics (1996). B.A. University of Pennsylvania, linguistics (1988).

Chairman of the company PK SIA (1994-2002).

Member of the Latvian Parliament (since 2002). Minister for Economic Affairs of Latvia (2004-2006).

Founder, 'Jaunais laiks' party (2002). Member of the bureau, 'Jaunais laiks' party (2003-2007). Chair of the bureau, 'Jaunais laiks' party (2007-2008). Member of the bureau, 'Jaunais laiks' party (since 2008).

Chair of the 'Jaunais laiks' parliamentary party (2002-2004; 2006/2007). Minister for Economic Affairs of Latvia (2004-2006).

B.A. Summa Cum Laude, elected to Phi Beta Kappa.