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Vents Ezers

Acting Director
vents.ezers [at] vaad.gov.lv

Born: 12 October 1985 in Riga

Education:

  • 2006-2010 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Latvia

Work experience:

  • Currently - Director of the State Plant Protection Service

  • 2014-2020 - Director of the Plant Protection Department of the State Plant Protection Service

  • 2014 - Head of the Plant Protection Assessment division of the Plant Protection Department of the State Plant Protection Service

  • 2011-2014 - Referent of the Environmental and Ecotoxicology Division of the Plant Protection Department of the State Plant Protection Service

Additional education:

  • In 2020 participated in the training course "Financial and administrative burden and its causes" organized by the School of Public Administration

  • In 2015 participated in the competence development program for managers organized by the School of Public Administration

  • In 2014, participated in the course "The Development of Documents of the European Union: the Flow and Management of Information" organized by the School of Public Administration 

  • 2014 participated in the courses "The Decision - making Process in the European Union" and "The Institutional Framework and Legislative System of the European Union" organized by the Secretariat of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union                  

Additional information:

  • Familiar with the current situation and legislation in the field of plant protection

  • Familiar with the framework, structure, principles and management of public administration

  • Participated in several work groups of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, where Latvian interests in the field of plant protection have been defended

  • Represented Latvia in working groups on plant protection issues of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • Participated in the European Food Safety Authority's expert network on plant protection products

  • Participated in TAIEX and Twinning projects on harmonization, application and implementation of legislation and capacity building in the field of plant protection

Languages:                     

  • Latvian - native
    English - fluent
    Russian - good

Other achievements:           

  • In 2019 awarded the medal "For Dedication" by the Ministry of Agriculture