Arturs joined the FTTH Council Europe team in April 2022 and is responsible for defining and implementing the FTTH Council's Public Affairs strategy.
Before joining the FTTH Council Europe, Arturs was Public Affairs Director at FEPA - the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives. Prior to this, he worked as Public Affairs Manager in the European Rail Supply Industry Association (UNIFE) where he was responsible for the investment policy portfolio. His previous EU-related experience includes working as a Political Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament, as a Programme Manager in the European Commission (DG Regional Policy), and as a Research Associate in the EU Centre in Singapore. He holds Master’s degrees in International Relations and Political Science from Sciences Po (Paris, France) and University of Latvia.