Valdis Dombrovskis

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Valdis Dombrovskis
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Executive Vice President of the European Commission for An Economy that Works for People
Assumed office
1 December 2019
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byOffice established[1]
European Commissioner for Trade
Assumed office
12 October 2020
Acting: 26 August 2020 – 12 October 2020
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byPhil Hogan
European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union
In office
16 July 2016 – 12 October 2020
PresidentJean-Claude Juncker
Ursula von der Leyen
Preceded byThe Lord Hill of Oareford
Succeeded byMairead McGuinness
20th Prime Minister of Latvia
In office
12 March 2009 – 22 January 2014
PresidentValdis Zatlers
Andris Bērziņš
Preceded byIvars Godmanis
Succeeded byLaimdota Straujuma
Minister of Finance
In office
7 November 2002 – 9 March 2004
Prime MinisterEinars Repše
Preceded byGundars Bērziņš
Succeeded byOskars Spurdziņš
Personal details
Born (1971-08-05) 5 August 1971 (age 51)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyNew Era Party (2002–2011)
Unity (2011–present)
Other political
affiliations
European People's Party
Spouse(s)Ārija Dombrovska
EducationUniversity of Latvia
Riga Technical University
University of Maryland, College Park

Valdis Dombrovskis (born 5 August 1971) is a Latvian politician. He is the Executive Vice President of the European Commission for An Economy that Works for People since 2019 and European Commissioner for Trade since 2020. He was European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union from 2016 to 2020 and Prime Minister of Latvia from 2009 to 2014.

Dombrovskis was Minister for Finance of Latvia from 2002 to 2004.[2] He then was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the New Era Party from 2004 to 2009.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Valdis Dombrovskis". European Commission. 2019-11-20. Retrieved 2021-10-01.
  2. "History". Finanšu Ministrija. Archived from the original on 2020-07-27. Retrieved 2022-01-12.