External speakers

Mihails Kozlovs

Member, European Court of Auditors

Since May 2016: Member of the European Court of Auditors, working in Chamber V “Financing and administering the Union”. Reporting Member for the review of the Multiannual Financial Framework, the opinion on the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and Chapter 2 of the 2016 annual report

April 2012 to April 2016: Deputy Director (Economics, Finance, EU Budget - ECOFIN), Adviser, Chairman of the EU Council of Ministers working party on the European Fund for Strategic Investment and of the Financial Counsellors working party during the Latvian Presidency of the EU, Latvian Ministry of Finance and Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels

October 2010 to April 2012: Adviser to Executive Board Director (representing Finland, Norway and Latvia) at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London

May 2003 to October 2010: Counsellor (economics, finance, EU budget, taxation) at the Latvian Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels January 2002 to May 2003: Director in the EU Integration Department, Ministry of Finance, Riga

February 2001 to January 2002: Head of EU Integration Unit, Ministry of Finance, Riga