is a graduate of the Latvian Academy of Culture as an arts manager. For the past four years he had been working as Executive Director of the State Chamber Orchestra Sinfonietta Rīga. Additionally he works on the production of the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm, promoted by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Valery Gergiev. Presently he is the general manager of the newly built concert hall “Great Amber” in Latvian city Liepāja. He loves sport and amateur beekeeping.