Management of «State Real Estate»

Andris Vārna

The Chairman of the Board of SJSC «State Real Estate»

Andris Vārna – Member of the Board from 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2022 inclusive (appointed as an interim Chairman of the Board of SJSC “State Real Estate” starting from 23 April 2019 for a period of time not exceeding five months until a new Chairman of the Board of SJSC “State Real Estate” is appointed in accordance with the procedures specified in regulatory enactments).

At the SRE Management Board A.Vārna is responsible for Customer service function. From 2011 until September 2017 was Head of Real Estate and facilities management in Latvia and Baltics of JSC SEB banka. The main duties in this position for Mr. Varna was leading of real estate management and control at Latvian and Baltic level. Likewise, Mr. Varna was responsible for strategic planning of real estate rental portfolio, monitoring of projects and services, financial management, as well as financing and monitoring of investments. A.Vārna is the only one in the Baltic States, who have acquired in the USA a Certified Property Manager, CPM® Certificate.

A.Vārna acquired a professional higher education in economics, as well as professional higher education in business and management at Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management. A.Vārna continues to add to his education in England, at the British Institute of Facilities Management.





Kitija Gruškevica

The Member of the Board of SJSC «State Real Estate»

Kitija Gruškevica – Member of the Board from 6 September 2017 to 5 September 2022 inclusive.

As a Member of the Board of SRE, K.Gruskevica is responsible for development projects. From 2013 until 2016 she held the position of Deputy Rector in infrastructure development of  University of Latvia (UL). Likewise, K.Gruskevica has been the Director of Infrastructure Department of UL, Senator, Member of the Strategy Commission, Member of Finance and Budgetary Commission. K. Gruskevica managed implementation of UL Tornakalns building 1st stage project, as well as participated in the strategic planning of next stages of construction. Simultaneously with the organisation of the construction process, efficiency enhancement of UL real estate portfolio management was successfully implemented under the leadership of K.Gruskevica.

K.Gruskevica is a doctoral candidate in management science at UL, as well as professional higher lawyer education.


Sigita Janvāre

The Member of the Board of SJSC «State Real Estate»

Sigita Janvāre – Member of the Board from 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2022 inclusive.

In the Management Board of SRE S.Janvare is responsible for administrative issues. Was the Head of Procurement Department at Lattelecom LLC from June 2010 until September 2017. S.Janvare have more than 10 years of experience in real estate management and procurement management. From 1997 until 2010, Mrs. Janvare assumed the posts of Head of Real Estate Department, Head of Service and Head of Real Estate Business development at Lattelecom LLC. The job responsibilities included monitoring and developing the logistics and warehouse functions of the company, accounting matters, ensuring the efficient use of the company's assets. Mrs. Janvare also organized the process of managing and evaluating suppliers by regularly improving various procurement processes. This allowed the Lattlecom LLC to develop provided services, thus increasing profitability and competitiveness of the company in the market.

S. Janvare holds a Master’s degree in Public Management acquired at the Faculty of Economics and Management of University of Latvia.