Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the Project Team "Euro and Social Dialogue".
  • Presenting proposals to deepen the Economic and Monetary Union.
  • Making decisions about support for struggling eurozone countries more democratically legitimate and better taking into account the social impact they might have.
  • Developing proposals to encourage further structural reforms in eurozone countries.
  • Reviewing the fiscal and macroeconomic surveillance legislation (six-pack) and the new budgetary rules (two-pack).
  • Enhancing the convergence of economic, fiscal and labour‑market policies between EU countries (European Semester).
  • Promoting social dialogue and engaging with social partners at EU level.
  • Steering the work of the Structural Reform Support Service.
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Team

Valdis Dombrovskis' team supports him in his daily work.
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Biography

Latvian nationality. Married.

Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue
  • 2014-present
Member of the European Parliament
  • 2014
Member of the Latvian Parliament
  • 2014
Board member of the political party Unity (Vienotība)
  • 2011-14
Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
  • 2009-14
Member of the European Parliament
  • 2004-09
Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia
  • 2002-04
Chief economist at the monetary policy department, Bank of Latvia
  • 2001-02
Professional Master's degree in customs and tax administration, Riga Technical University
  • 2005-07
Master's degree in physics, University of Latvia
  • 1993-96
Bachelor's degree in economics for engineers, Riga Technical University
  • 1992-95
Bachelor’s degree in Physics, University of Latvia
  • 1989 - 93