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Gints Turlajs

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Session moderator/ CEO, Smart Continent LV Ekoterm SIA
Gints Turlajs
Gints is an experienced consultant and lecturer. Currently is CEO of Smart Continent LV Ekoterm SIA, Latvian branch of international Smart Continent research and consulting group and does some teaching at universities. Regularly consults government institutions and companies on a range of complex issues and if can not solve any specific issue himself always attracts someone who can. PhD candidate in business economics, currently hols 2 masters degrees, in IT (information technology) and business economics. Altogether studied in 4 universities (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, University of Southern Denmark, University of Latvia, Riga Technical University) and also performed different academic work in 4 universities. Has previously been president of Association of Latvian Young Scientists, started and lead several NGOs, has worked for a government ministry, European Commission, top international commercial bank and national central bank, biggest daily newspaper in Latvia and has lead several enterprises.