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Ministry of Defence / Ministry / Higher officials / Minister of Defence Raimonds Bergmanis
Minister of Defence Raimonds Bergmanis




Personal Raimonds Bergmanis


July 25,1966, Pļaviņas






1998 - 2003

Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Masters degree Sports pedagogy



1984 – 1991

Rīga Technical University, Masters degree




Professional Experience




07/2015 to date 

Minister of Defence  


11/2014 - 07/2015

Member of the 12th Saeima


11/2014 - 07/2015

Head of the Latvian delegation to the Baltic Assembly


11/2014 - 07/2015  Defence, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee Deputy-Chairman
11/2014 - 07/2015

Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee member


11/2014 - 07/2015

NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Security and Defense Commission member


01/2010 - 10/2014

Recruitment and Youthguard Centre, Recruitment Division specialist


12/2008 - 12/2009

Ministry of Defence, Military Education Division Senior desk officer


03/2008 - 12/2008 Ministry of Defence, Adviser to State Secretary

7/2004 - 03/2008

National Armed Forces, Saeima and State President Security service, senior training instructor


2/2001 - 07/2004

National Armed Forces, Saeima and State President Security service, training instructor


11/1999 – 1/2001

Latvian National Sports School, trainer


1/1995 – 11/1999

Latvian Sports administration, instructor


10/1992 – 12/1994

Ministry of Education, Sports department instructor


Language skills

English, Russian





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