Kristīne Lomakina

Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
kristine.lomakina [at] vaad.gov.lv

Date and place of birth: 20 May 1976, Riga


  • 2008-2010         Master's degree in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia
  • 1994-2000         Professional Bachelor's Degree in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia
  • 1983-1994         Jūrmala 1st Secondary School

Work experience:

  • Since 2011       Director of the State Plant Protection Service
  • 2005-2010        Director of the Strategy and Methodology Department of the State Plant Protection Service
  • 2000-2005        Head of the Legal and Human Resources Department of the State Plant Protection Service
  • 1999-2000         Deputy Head of the Legislation Division of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1998-1999         Senior Legal Officer, Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1997-1998         Riga City Latgale Suburb Court, Court Session Secretary
  • 1996-1997         Riga City Police Headquarters, Junior Inspector  

Additional education:

  • In 2007 participated in "Zygon Baltic Consulting" course "Development Plan - Strategic Planning with Balanced Scorecard Method".
  • In 2004 participated in the training organised by the World Bank "Seminar for Latvian Lawyers on the Procedure for appeal in Administrative Law" (Germany, Ministry of Justice of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia)     

Additional information:

  • Has knowledge of the current situation in the field of cultivation of plants and of the regulatory framework in the field of phytosanitary, plant protection, seed control, plant variety protection, fertilisers
  • Has knowledge of the framework, structure, principles and management of public administration
  • Has participated in several working groups of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, to represent interests of Latvia in the field of plant health 
  • Has practical knowledge of legal, human resources, planning, public relations and administrative organisation
  • Has represented Latvia at meetings of the Euro-Mediterranean Council of the Plant Protection Organisation
  • Has participated in Phares and Twinning projects on capacity building in plant protection

Language skills:                     

  • Latvian - native
  • Russian - fluent
  • English - good

Other achievements:                    

  • In 2006 awarded the Medal "For Dedication" by the Ministry of Agriculture