Minists Artūrs Toms Plešs

Artūrs Toms Plešs

Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
arturs.toms.pless [at] varam.gov.lv

Education


2017 - 2019 - Master's degree in the “Urban and Regional Engineering Economy” programme at Riga Technical University
2011 - 2016 - Bachelor's degree in the “Transport Construction” programme at Riga Technical University
2014 - Erasmus programme at Danish Technical University
1999 - 2011 - Bauska Secondary School 1
 

Work and political experience

June 2020 – until now: 13. Member of the Saeima, Chairman of the Requests Commission
January 2020 – until now: Development/About Association of Parties. "Board member
November 2019 – until now: 13. Member of the Saeima, Chairman of the Administrative Territorial Reform Commission
October 2019 - until now: 13. Member of the Saeima, Member of the Commission of State Administration and Local Government,
2019 – until now: Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
2018 – until now: Member of the Saeima faction of the Republic of Latvia for Development/About and Chair of the faction, National Economy, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Commission Chairman of the Climate Policy Sub-Committee
December 2018 – until now: Member of the Latvian National Group of Interparliamentary Union delegation
November 2018 – June 2020: 13. Member of the Saeima, Member of the Committee on Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion,
June 2017 - October 2018: Member of the Bauska municipality council
October 2016 - until now: Member of the Board of the Party for the Development of Latvia
March 2015 - May 2017: Communications Consultant for the “Development of Latvia”
2013 - April 2014 September.: AS “Ceilproject” bridge building technician

Language skills


Latvian – family, English-free, Russian - speaking language