Management of «State Real Estate»
Since 6th January 2020 Renārs Griškevičs has been the Chairman of the Board of the State Joint-Stock Company State Real Estate.
Renārs Griškevičs has extensive experience in multinational company management, digital transformation, and corporate management governance, as well as experience in business management in Latvia and Central and Eastern Europe. For a decade, he has held leading positions in various branches of different countries of a construction manufacturer, CEMEX, gaining extensive experience in operational, financial, and investment supervision, strategic planning, and procurement supervision.
As Chairman of the Board of State Real Estate, Griškevičs is responsible for financial management, investment financing, and supervision.
Prior to his time at State Real Estate, R. Griškevičs was the Head of the company FTS BALTIC, being responsible for the start-up of the production company, the strategy and investments in Latvia. From 2016 to 2018 – he served as a Financial and Administrative Director of CEMEX Baltic’s & Finland, and was a Member of the Industry Council of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. From 2011 to 2015 he was the Head of CEMEX Group enterprises in Hungary. During the period until October 2011 he fulfilled the duties of Financial and Administrative Director of SIA CEMEX, and was a Member of the Council of Foreign Investors in Latvia and the American Chamber of Commerce.
He has obtained a Master’s Degree in European Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at the University of Latvia. In addition, he has attended the local and international training: Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance, Professional Board Member Training etc.
The Member of the Board of SJSC «State Real Estate»
Andris Vārna – Member of the Board from 1 October 2017
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.