Ambassador

02.09.2020. 16:36

Ivita Burmistre 3

Ivita Burmistre

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Date of birth 29 June 1974
Place of birth Jelgava, Latvia
Status 

married, with 2 children

Education  
1998 – 2000

Master of Social Sciences in the Field of Economics, University of Latvia

1992 – 1996

Bachelor of Economics, Latvia University of Life Science and Technologies

1994 – 1995

Economics, Louisiana State University, USA

Professional experience  
July 2020 - present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
August 2016 – July 2020

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

February 2015 – August 2016 Director General, Economic Relations, Trade and Development Cooperation Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
December 2011 – February 2015 Director, Department for Economic Relations and Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
August 2011 – December 2011

Counsellor-Head of Division, Division for International Trade and Investment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia

August 2007 – August 2011 Deputy Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Permanent Representation of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations in Geneva
August 2005 – August 2007 Head of Division, Division for International Trade and Investment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia
October 2003 – July 2005 First Secretary, Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the United States of America
December 2002 – October 2003 Third Secretary, Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the United States of America
December 1999 – November 2002

Third Secretary, Division for International Economic Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

July 1999 – November 1999

Desk Officer, Department for External Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

Foreign languages  
Latvian native
English, Russian fluent
French intermediate
Decoration  
2020 Certificate of Appreciation by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
2018 Third Class of the Cross of Recognition of the State President of the Republic of Latvia
2015

Certificate of Gratitude by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia

2013 Certificate of Appreciation by the by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
2013

Certificate of Appreciation by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia