Board

The Board of JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls" (AST) has five members, who are elected by the AST Supervisory Board for a term of five years. The Board of AST functions on the basis of the Regulations of the Board, the AST articles of association, the Law on the Governance of Capital Shares of a Public Person and Capital Companies, the Commercial Law, the internal regulation ‘Ministry of Finance procedure for organising state-owned share management in state-owned companies’ of the Ministry of Finance, and other laws and regulations applicable to AST. The chairman and members of the AST Board receive remuneration, annual bonuses, and withdrawal benefits for their work, in accordance with the Law on Governance of Capital Shares of a Public Person and Capital Companies.

The members of the AST Board do not own shares of JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls" or JSC "Conexus Baltic Grid".

+Mg. sc. ing. Varis Boks - Chairman of the Board

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Work experience

2011 – Present

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Chairman of the Board

2005 – 2011

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Member of the Board

2000 – 2005

JSC "Latvenergo" branch "Augstsprieguma tīkls", System Management Director – Chief Dispatcher

2000 – 2000

SJSC to be privatised "Latvenergo", Deputy Executive Director of the Central Dispatcher Service

1996 – 2000

SJSC "Latvenergo", Deputy Director of the Central Dispatcher Service

1996 – 1996

Member of the Board of JSC "Rīgas siltums", Head of the Dispatcher Service

1993 – 1996

State Company "Latvenergo", Head of the Dispatcher Service of "Latvenergo" Cogeneration Department

1992 – 1993

JSC "Dambis", Chief Power Engineer

1988 – 1992

"VEF" Office of the Chief Power Engineer, Engineer-designer

Education

1982 – 1989

A. Pelše Institute of Technology in Riga, Specialty: Electrical Drive and Industrial Equipment Automation; Qualifications: Electrical Engineer

Period of entrustment: 31.03.2021

+Dipl. ing. Imants Zviedris - Member of the Board

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Work experience

2015 – Present

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Member of the Board

2017 – 2018

JSC "Conexus Baltic Grid", Member of the Council

2014 – 2015

JSC "Latvijas elektriskie tīkli", Technical Director

2011 – 2015

JSC "Latvijas elektriskie tīkli", Member of the Management Board

2011 – 2011

JSC "Latvijas elektriskie tīkli", Chairman of the Management Board

2005 – 2011

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Chairman of the Board

2000 – 2005

JSC "Latvenergo" branch "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Technical Director

1998 – 2000

SJSC to be privatised "Latvenergo" branch "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Head of Operation and the Safety Equipment Monitoring Service

1996 – 1998

SJSC "Latvenergo "branch "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Energy Grid Dispatcher of the Dispatcher Service

1995 – 1996

SJSC "Latvenergo" branch "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Technician of the Dispatcher Service

Education

1993 – 1996

Riga Technical University, Power Supply, Engineer-electrician

1986 – 1990

Riga Polytechnic Institute, ECM (Electric computing machines) Equipment and Devices, Technician-electrician

Period of entrustment: 17.12.2024

+Mg. sc. ing. MBA Arnis Staltmanis - Member of the Board

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Work experience

2011 – Present

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Member of the Board

2009 – 2011

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Head of International Development Projects Service

2006 – 2008

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Head of System Protection Service

2001 – 2006

SIA "Baltijas energosistēmu dispečeru centrs", Head of System Protection Service

1999 – 2001 

SIA "Baltijas energosistēmu dispečeru centrs", Electrical Mode and Relay Service Engineer

1997 – 1999

"National Grid plc." (Great Britain), Power Plant Connection Management, Testing and Modelling Engineer

1993 – 1997

SIA "Baltijas energosistēmu dispečeru centrs", Electrical Mode and Relay Service Engineer

Education

2003 – 2005

 Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management (in cooperation with Buskerud University College in Norway), Master of Business Administration

1994 – 1996

Riga Technical University, Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering, Master's degree in Automation of Electric Power Processes

1996

Royal Institute of Technology and ABB System Control (Sweden), 4-month internship and development of a Master's Thesis

1993 – 1994

Riga Technical University, Faculty of Electric Power Engineering, Engineer - electrical stations and networks

1990 – 1993

Riga Technical University, Faculty of Electric Power Engineering, Bachelor’s degree - electrical stations and networks

Period of entrustment: 7.04.2021 

+Dr. sc. ing. Gatis Junghāns - Member of the Board

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Work experience

2016 – Present

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Member of the Board

2017 – Present

Riga Technical University, Associate Professor

2015 – 2016

"Elektrum Lietuva UAB" (Lithuania), Member of the Council

2008 – 2015

"Elektrum Lietuva UAB" (Lithuania), Chairman and CEO, Member of the Board

2015 – 2016

"Elektrum Eesti OÜ" (Estonia), Member of the Council

2007 – 2015

"Elektrum Eesti OÜ" (Estonia), Member of the Management Board

2006 – 2014

JSC "Nordic Energy Link" (Estonia), Member of the Council

2007 – 2016

JSC "Latvenergo", Head of Sales Department

2005 – 2007

JSC "Latvenergo", Project Manager

2003 – 2005

JSC "Augstsprieguma tīkls", Electrical Engineer, Sector Manager

2000 – 2003

JSC "Sadales tīkls" (former structural unit "Rīgas Elektrotīkls" of SJSC "Latvenergo"), Electrical Engineer

Education

2012 – 2018

Riga Business School, Master of Business Administration

2008 – 2010

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Master of Business Administration

2003 – 2008

Riga Technical University, Faculty of Power Engineering, Doctor of Engineering

2001 – 2003

Technical University, Faculty of Power Engineering, Master's degree in Engineering

1997 – 2001

Riga Technical University, Faculty of Power Engineering, Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Period of entrustment: 24.04.2021

+Mg. iur. Mārcis Kauliņš - Member of the Board

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Mr. Mārcis Kauliņš holds a master’s degree in Law; he is dealing with judicial and procurement issues in JSC “Augstsprieguma tīkls”; he was elected as Member of the Board in 2016; however, Mr. Kauliņš’s professional career in the Energy sector dates back to 2011, prior to that, he was in the Real estate sector and the Transport sector. Mr. Kauliņš graduated the University of Latvia in 2005.

Regulations of the JSC Augstsprieguma tīkls Board
The amended and the new version approved at the meeting of the JSC Augstsprieguma tīkls Supervisory Board on 16 August 2017.