Juris Ozoliņš

Juris Ozoliņš has acquired an engineering education in the specialty of electric stations and systems. The principal part of his career was spent at the biggest energy company in Latvia. In 1994-1995, he was the Minister of Energy of Latvia. He also worked as an independent energy expert for USAID- and EU-funded projects in the Baltic states, the Western Balkans, Ukraine, Moldova. In 2005-2009, he was the EU’s special adviser in energy matters with the main task to conduct the impact assessment of the Third Energy package on the horizontally structured electricity and gas systems.  At the same time, he was advising the Government of Ukraine on European integration process in energy, environment and transport. In 2016-2019, he chaired the Energy Security Commission of the President of Latvia. /2020

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