Dr Mārtiņš Čakste
- Mārtiņš Čakste has been the Chairman of the Management Board of Latvenergo AS, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Member of the Board of Directors at Eurelectric, Vice President of the Latvian National Committee of the World Energy Council since 2021. Latvenergo Group is a clear leader in green energy in the Baltic states, generating 40% of the Baltics’ electricity last year. The company is currently working hard to achieve very high and ambitious targets in green energy production, delivering results that are strategically important both for the development of the Latvian state and for energy security, therefore, a lot is being asked of the Latvenergo team. M. Čakste: This is a time of great change in the energy sector and I am a professional change manager with experience in delivering focused action aimed at the promotion of company value. I am a results-orientated person. Before joining Latvenergo AS, M. Čakste was co-owner and Chairman of the Management Board of Pure Chocolate SIA. M. Čakste holds a PhD in Business Administration from Riga Technical University (RTU) (2007) and a Master’s degree in Engineering Economics from RTU (1999).