Responsibilities

  • Leading the project team "Euro and Social Dialogue".
  • Developing proposals to deepen the Economic and Monetary Union.
  • Making decisions about support for struggling eurozone countries more democratically legitimate, taking into account the social impact.
  • 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; engaging with social partners.
  • Steering the work of the Structural Reform Support Service.
  • Ensuring that financial markets are properly regulated and supervised so that they are stable, competitive and transparent, at the service of jobs and growth. This includes the full implementation of the Banking Union.
  • Building a Capital Markets Union by 2019, for all 28 EU Member States, and maximising the benefits of capital markets and non-bank financial institutions for the rest of the economy, particularly for SMEs.
  • Proposing measures to make financial services work better for consumers and retail investors.
  • Promoting a consistent global approach to implementing regulation and agreed standards and principles, in cooperation with international partners.

Mission letters

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Valdis Dombrovskis' team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Announcements

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

  • Thu 30 Aug
    Meeting
    Brussels
    Belgium

    Meets Mr Burkhard Balz, Member of the European Parliament

    Valdis Dombrovskis
  • Thu-Fri 30-31 Aug
    Meeting
    Genval
    Belgium

    Attends at the seminar of the College of Commissioners

    Valdis Dombrovskis

Transparency

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In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

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A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners [pdf].

Biography

Latvian nationality. Married.

  • Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
    • 2016-present
  • 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