Daniels Pavļuts

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Daniels Pavļuts
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Minister for Economics of Latvia
In office
25 October 2011 – 22 January 2014
Prime MinisterValdis Dombrovskis
Preceded byArtis Kampars
Succeeded byVjačeslavs Dombrovskis
Personal details
Born (1976-05-14) 14 May 1976 (age 43)
Jūrmala, Latvian SSR
Alma materLatvian Academy of Music
Harvard University

Daniels Pavļuts (born 14 May 1976 in Jūrmala, Latvia) is a Latvian politician and former Minister for Economics of Latvia, appointed to office in October 2011.[1]


Prior to becoming minister, Pavļuts served as the head of corporate affairs at Swedbank AS in Riga, brand director for DDB Latvia, a member of the board at the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a board member at ZENO Consulting. From 2003 to 2006, Pavļuts held the office of State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture of Latvia. In 2001, he worked as an adviser to the Director of Management and Communication at the Latvian National Opera.[2]


Pavļuts earned a Bachelor of Arts from Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in 1999, a post-graduate diploma in Cultural Management from City University London in 2000, and a Master of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2007. He speaks Latvian, Russian, English, French, and German.[2]


  1. ^ "Saeima izsaka uzticību Dombrovska trešajai valdībai" (in Latvian). Delfi. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  2. ^ a b http://em.gov.lv/em/2nd/?lng=en&cat=30213

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