LaSER Latvijas Stratēģijas un Ekonomikas Risinājumu Institūts

About Us

LaSER is a privately financed think tank.

We research and develop innovative and evidence-based policy ideas and political initiatives. 

Our motivation is to support the ongoing development of a prosperous Latvian society and a state that is democratic, secure and embedded in the EU and NATO. Our aim is for Latvia to become one of the EU’s TOP 10 wealthiest countries by 2040.

Our mission is to contribute to the sustainable development and preservation of sovereign Latvian statehood. 

Our values: Freedom = Knowledge + Justice + Initiative

The Board

Daunis Auers

PhD, Chair of the Board

Agnese Paegle

Board member

Uldis Spuriņš

Board member

The Council

Aigars Rostovskis – Chair of the Council

Andris Kozlovskis – Council member

Andris Bite – Council member

Ģirts Rungainis – Council member

Zane Driņķe – Council member

Kaspars Bergmanis – Council member

Māris Mednis – Council member

Jānis Endziņš – Council member


Aigars Rostovskis, President of LCCI

Andris Kozlovskis, entrepreneur

Arnis Riekstiņš, engineer

Andris Bite, entrepreneur, co-owner of LLC “Karavela”

Ģirts Rugainis, entrepreneur, investor

Jānis Endziņš, Chair of the board of LCCI

Zane Driņķe, rector of Turība University

Māris Mednis, consultant

Imants Kanaška, entrepreneur

Agnese Paegle, finance and IT specialist

Daunis Auers, Professor

Kaspars Bergmanis, entrepreneur

Rolands Lappuķe, consultant

Māris Meļķisis, attorney


Our main sources of funding are donations from our founders. However we welcome donations from potential supporters.

Make a donation by bank transfer to our SEB bank account, account number LV07UNLA0055004378165

Our donors

Below 50 000 EUR:

Andris Bite, entrepreneur, co-owner of LLC “Karavela”, founder of LaSER

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Exceeding 50 000 EUR:

Arnis Riekstiņš, engineer, founder of LaSER


Legal Information

Foundation “Latvijas stratēģijas un ekonomikas risinājumu institūts LASER”

Reg. No: 40008334243.

Address: Baznīcas street 13 – 2B, Rīga, LV-1010

LaSER Latvijas Stratēģijas un Ekonomikas Risinājumu Institūts