Mission and Vission

The Association is a voluntary and independent union of individuals.

It set its target of operation as to support and promote the development of Actuarial Science and Practice, as well as professional training, maintain and enhance communication with state and private organizations and establishments and contribute to the solution of actuary, social, economic and financial problems in the Republic of Latvia.

The Association will set forward its tasks as follows and specifically to:

  • Promote Actuarial Science and Practice, as well professional training in the territory of Latvia;
  • Promote further professional education of actuaries;
  • Support and promote professional research and applied studies in the field;
  • Promote creative activities of actuaries in solving scientific issues of the profession;
  • Develop and update as necessary the Code of Practice of Actuaries and provide for the observation of its norms;
  • Study, represent and advocate professional interests of actuaries;
  • Get involved as an active player in the actuary domain worldwide and represent interests of Latvian actuaries abroad;
  • Execute other profession related tasks that constitute no contradiction to the effective legislation.
Mission and Vission

Board

Inga Helmane

Inga Helmane

Chairperson of the Board since 2011
Member of the Board since 2005
Member of the Association of Actuaries since 2010

Associate of the Association of Actuaries since 2006

Contact

Tel. +37126547745
e-mail: ihelmane@kpmg.com

Education

2004.- present ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), Glasgow, Great Britain;
2002.- 2003. Economist’s qualification in accounting, University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management;
1998.- 2000. Master of Natural Sciences- specialization: Mathematical Statistics and Probability Theory, University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics;

1994.- 1998. Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics.

Professional Experience

2009.- present KPMG CEE Risk and Actuarial services

2005.- 2009. KPMG Baltics SIA, audit services;
2006.- 2010. guest lecturer in Banking Institution of Higher Education;
2000.- 2005. Sampo Dzīvība AAS (Life Insurance company);
1999.- 2000. University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, lecturer in department of Mathematical analysis;
1998.- 2000. University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, clerk in department of Mathematical analysis.

Andris Barlots

Andris Barlots

Member of the board since 1997

Member of the association of actuaries since 1997

Contact

Tel.: +371 67 506 996

e-mail: andris.barlots@gmail.com

Education

1998 – 2000 University of Latvia, MBA;

1994 – 1998 University of Latvia, Bachelor of Science in Management;
1998 – 1999 University of Vilnius (Lithuania), Institute of Actuaries (London), Faculty of Actuaries (Edinburgh), Advanced Actuarial Science Diploma;
1996 – 1997 University of Vilnius (Lithuania), Institute of Actuaries (London), Faculty of Actuaries (Edinburgh), Actuarial Science Diploma.

Professional Experience

2007 - present “Balva” JS Insurance Company, Chief Actuary;

2001 - present “Helga” JS Company, General Director;
2007 - 2009 “Universalna” JS Insurance Company, Member of the Supervisory Board;
2004 - 2007 “Nordens AS” JS Insurance Company, Chief Actuary;
1997 - 2001 “Estora” JS Life Insurance Company, Deputy Chairman, Member of the Board, Chief Actuary;
1996 - 1997 “Estora” JS Life Insurance Company, Chief Actuary;
1994 - 1996 “Industrial Bank of Latvia” JS Company, Economist, Head of Department of Analytics.

Irina Genriha

Contact

Tel:  +371 29800416

e-mail: irina.genriha@inbox.lv

Education

2007 – 2009 Master degree in Economics Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management   

2002 – 2007 Master degree in Mathematics and Statistics 

University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics

Professional Experience

2016 - now  Head of Credit Risk Modeling Department  AS Ciatdele banka
2014 -2016  Actuary  AAS GJENSIDIGE BALTIC
2012-2014  Senior analyst,  AAS BALTA
2010 - 2014  Lecture „Life insurance”, University of Latvia (2010-2013), Riga Technical University (2014) 

2008 -2012 Actuary (credit risk analyst),  AS DNB Banka  
2006 – 2008  Actuary, AS ERGO Latvija Dzīvība

Andrejs Matvejevs

Andrejs Matvejevs

Contact

Tel.: +371 26015121

E-mail: andrejs.matvejevs@rtu.lv

Education

1986 – graduated from Riga Technical University

1989 – Candidate of Science  USSR dip. КД Nr. 012380 KTH
1993 – Doctor of Engineering (Dr. sc. ing.) Dipl. B-D Nr. 000613
1997 – Docent, Associate Professor of  Probability Theory Mathematical
Statistics Department
2005 – Professor

Professional Experience

2005 – p.t. RTU, professor of Probability and Statistics Dpt.
1995 – 2005 Lector, Docent, Associate Professor Mathematical Statistics Institute, then Probability Theory Mathematical Statistics, Information Technology Department, Riga Technical University
2004 – 2008 Actuary, chief actuary, Joint Stock Company “BALVA”
1998 – 2000 Actuary, Joint Stock Company Open Pension Fund “Saules Stars”
1989 – 1995 Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor, Lector of Applied Mathematics Department , Riga Technical University
1986 – 1989 Post-graduate student of Riga Technical University
1980 – 1986 Student, Senior Researcher of Riga Technical University

Elīna Tilta-Gerika

Elina Tilta-Gerika

Member of the board since 1996

Member of the association of actuaries since 1996

Contact

Tel.: +371 67 079 800

e-mail: elina.tilta@seb.lv

Education

1999. Vilnius University, Lithuania, The Advanced diploma in actuarial science;

1996. Vilnius University, Lithuania, Diploma in actuarial science;
1996.-1998. University of Latvia Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, master’s degree in mathematics;
1992.-1996. University of Latvia Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

Professional Experience

27.07.2006 - present AAS “SEB Dzīvības apdrošināšana”, chief actuary;
27.07.2001 - 27.07.2006 JSC “Balta Dzīvība”, actuary;

05.03.1996 - 18.07.2001 JSC “Rīgas Slimokase”, actuary.e.

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Irina Voronova

Member of the board since 2003

Member of the association of actuaries since 1997

Contact

Tel.: +371 67 089 324

Tel.: +371 26 330 355

e-mail: irina.voronova@rtu.lv

Education

22.03 - 26.03.1999. Participation in the program “Training the Trainers’ course with the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries”;
09.1998 – 10.1999. Advanced Actuarial Diploma Corse program (Vilnius – London – Edinburg – Riga Diploma in Actuarial Science Nr.22;
03.1996. - 12.1996. Year Actuary school (Vilnius – London – Edinburg) (Certificate of Faculty of Mathematics, Vilnius University; Diploma in Actuarial Science Nr7 1997 02;
11.12. 1992. Riga, RTU, Facilitation Council H-09, Dr. oec. diploma B-D Nr. 000399;
09.1975. - 09.1980. Doctoral program, Riga Polytechnic Institute, Dissertation present 1986, Latvia Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economics, Candidate of Economic Sciences;

09.1968 - 01.1975. Riga Polytechnic Institute (RPI), engineer-economist, Diploma No. 0 N415335.

Professional Experience

02.2013. - present Profesor, Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economy and Management;

12.2006. - 01.2013. Assoc. profesor, Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economy and Management;
09.2002. - 06.2009. Guest lector BA School;
09.2002. - 08.2010. Alberta Koledža Ltd, Program Chief;
11.1997. - 03.2001. Higher School of Social Technologies Ltd, Assist Professor, Program Chief;
1993. - 2006. Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economy (FEE), Assist Professor;
09.1988.- 1993. RPI, FEE, Assist Professor;
03.1975 - 09.1988 Assistant, Senior lecturer, RPI, FEE.

Jolanta Krastiņa

Jolanta Krastiņa

Member of the Board since 2011

Member of the Association of Actuaries since 2007

Contact

Tel.:  +371 29 204 361

e-mail: krastinajolanta@gmail.com

Education

2000.- 2007. Self-education studies of actuarial profession to qualify for membership of Latvia Actuarial Association;

2000.- 2003. Student of the Institute of Actuaries, Great Britain (now Institute and Faculty of Actuaries);

1998.- 2000. Master degree in Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physiscs and Mathematics, University of Latvia (specialization - Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics);

1994.- 1998. Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics.

Professional Experience

2012.- present Non-life insurance company "Balta", Risk manager, Internal model governance manager;

2006.- 2012. Non-life insurance company "Seesam Latvia", Chief Actuary;

2000.- 2006. Life insurance company "Seesam Life Latvia" (now "Compensa Life Vienna Insurance Group SE"), Customer service Manager and Assistant to Actuary;

2000.- 2003. Institute of Computer Science and Electronics, University of Latvia, Programmer;

1999.- 2000. University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Lecturer in Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics.

Members

Full members

Any person of 21 years old and over that agrees to the Charter of the Association, Code of Practice of Actuaries and is willing to contribute – both by their efforts and available means - to the promotion of tasks and targets of the Association can be a Member of the Association.

Members of the Association are liable to:

  • Honour the Charter of the Association;
  • Follow management resolutions;
  • Keep the Code of Practice of Actuaries;
  • Regularly pay their Membership Subscription;
  • Support the realization of tasks and targets set by the Association by their activities.

Members of the Association are entitled to:

  • Elect and be elected as Association’s Board Member or Auditor as based on the procedures stipulated in the Charter;
  • Receive information of the operation of the Association, including getting themselves familiar with Protocols, Decisions and Decrees based on the procedures approved by the Board;
  • Co-operate in other structural units of the Association;
  • Publish their work in Association’ s publications and editions;
  • Receive managerial and methodological support in their professional, scientific or educational activities in accordance with the operational targets of the Association;
  • Have Access to all professional, educational and scientific data that is available within the competence of the Association;
  • Withdraw from the Association by applying to the Board in written form.

Honorary members

The General Meeting of Members might grant a Member a title of the Honorary Member of the Association in return to their special contribution to the course of the Association in reaching its targets and completing its tasks, or to the development of the Actuarial Science, Practice or professional training.

LAA Honorary members

Associate members

Any candidate can become an Associated Member of the Association provided they have applied accordingly, passed their qualification exams, paid their Affiliation Fee and comply with other requirements set by the Association. 

Any Associated Member can become a Fellow-Member of the Association of Actuaries, provided they have applied accordingly, passed their qualification exams and comply with other requirements set by the Association.

Candidate members

In order to be considered as a candidate, a person will apply in written form to the Board of the Association and pay their regular Candidate Membership Subscription.

Candidate Members are eligible to:

  • Have access to the professional, scientific and educational information available at Association’s disposal;
  • Participate in open General Meeting of Members without right to vote.