Elīna Egle-Ločmele has 17 years of experience in leadership of national and sectoral business organisations. Since 2013 she is Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia (FSDI Latvia).
Before that she was Adviser to State President on Economics, Entrepreneurship and Employment in Chancery of the State President of Latvia and General Director of Employers Confederation of Latvia. International experience was gained working in International Labour Organisation of United Nations where she was consulting employers’ organizations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. For 7 years E.Egle-Ločmele was Member of Executive Committee of International Organization of Employers, Executive Committee, Business and Industry Advisory Committee to OECD, Member of Executive Committee of BusinessEurope. Her educational background was built within PhD studies and academic work on Public Administration and Policy Analysis, she has M.A. of Social Sciences of Political Science on European Public Administration and European Studies in University of Latvia. She is a member of Society of Political Scientists of Latvia, co-founder of CSR Latvia, Chairperson of the Council of Business Union of Latvia uniting SMEs. More information is available on the website www.elinaegle.lv