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Director

Svens Henkuzens

Svens Henkuzens

Phone: +371 67078473
Fax: +371 67078428
E-mail: info@zva.gov.lv

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2011–2012

Maastricht University, Maastricht (the Netherlands), a master’s degree in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management

2008–2011Maastricht University, Maastricht (the Netherlands), a bachelor's degree in European Public Health
2010Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki (Greece), International Law

 


 

 

         

 

Work experience

November 2015 – Present

Director of the State Agency of Medicines

November 2015 – PresentMember of the European Medicines Agency's Management Board
February 2019 – PresentMember of the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) Management Group
September 2015 – November 2015

Deputy Director of the State Agency of Medicines

August 2015 – September 2015

Deputy Head of the Department of Investments and Monitoring of the European Union Funds at the Ministry of Health

January 2015 – July 2015

Chair of the European Union Council Working Group on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

January 2014 – July 2015

Health and Pharmaceuticals Attaché at the Permanent Representation of Latvia to the European Union (Belgium, Brussels)

2012 – 2013Senior Officer at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia

 

Awards

Certificate of Recognition of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia for significant contribution in ensuring a successful Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
 

Skills

Language skills: English (C1 and C2) – Proficient user, Russian (B1) – Independent user
 

Additional education
Participation in seminars, courses

2019

Practice workshops of the LEAN system method - courses organized within the framework of the European Social Fund (ESF) project

Training module "Finances and public administration" - top level manager development program within the framework of ESF project

2018

Introduction to Lean system - courses organized within the framework of ESF project

2018Training module "Challenges of the Future Manager" - top level manager development program within the framework of ESF project
2018Training module "Effective Manager's ABC" - top level manager development program within the framework of the ESF project
2018Training module "Rule of law and public administration" - top level manager development program within the framework of the ESF project
2014International Health Forum Gastein “Young Forum Gastein 2014 – Electing Health – The Europe we want
2014European Parliament “Relations between the EU Council Presidency and European Parliament
2013EIPA (European Institute of Public Administration) “The Institutional Framework and Legislative System of the European Union
2011Summer school of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies “Innovative Ways of Improving Population Health
2011Maastricht University “Argumentation and its practical application