Meeting with Kaspars Briškens, Minister for Transport of Latvia

Meeting with Kaspars Briškens, Minister for Transport of Latvia

The Swedish Chamber is delighted to welcome you to a Meeting with Kaspars Briškens, Minister for Transport of Latvia to hear the Minister’s vision and plans to improve and reform the transport sector. The event will take place on Thursday, 30 May between 14:00 - 15:30 at the SSE Riga.

Welcome to send in your questions to the Minister at the latest by May 29th to the SCCL office .

Date: Thursday, 30 May 2024 between 14:00 and 15:30

Location: SSE Riga (Strēlnieku iela 4a, Rīga), room 507 (5th floor).

Type of event: IN PERSON

Admission: Free for SCCL members | 45 EUR p/p for others (fee to be used to cover the organizational expenses)

Registration: Sign-ups and cancellations are accepted by May 29 to the Swedish Chamber: , (please state your name and the company you represent).

Refreshments and snacks will be served after the event.

Kaspars Briškens is the current Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia. He was elected to the Parliament of Latvia in October 2022 and has served in the Cabinet since September 2023.

Before entering politics,he was the Head of Strategy and Development at the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, leading the megaproject’s development, commercialization, and digitalization activities. He has also worked as the CEO of the Latvian Logistics Association (2013-2014) and has been a Member of the Supervisory Board for Air Baltic Corporation (2012-2020), Supervisory Board of RB Rail AS (2014-2016), and Supervisory Board of the JSC “Pasazieru vilciens” (2021-2022).

Kaspars Briskens holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Stockholm University. He is an experienced leader in multimodal connectivity development with a keen interest in intermodal logistics and supply chain development, innovation & digitalization, transport economics, mobility-oriented development, and commercial aviation.