Audit Committee

AS Augstsprieguma tīkls has an Audit Committee consisting of three members - two independent members and one member of the Audit Committee dependent on the AST Supervisory Board. The Audit Committee shall report to the AST Supervisory Board on their activities and the performance of their tasks.

The main role of the AST Audit Committee is to ensure the protection of the interests of the shareholder and the Shareholder’s Meeting regarding the preparation of the annual reports, their audit and the effectiveness of the internal control, risk management and internal audit system, in so far as the reliability and objectivity of the annual report are concerned.

The objectives and tasks, operating principles, rights, and responsibilities of the Audit Committee are defined in the Regulations of the AST Audit Committee.

+Andris Puriņš - independent Head of The Audit Committee

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Work experience

2020 – Present

Finance Director, VAS Latvijas Pasts

2019 – 2019

Internal Audit Director, VAS Latvijas Pasts

2011 – 2019

Associate Director and other posts, AS KPMG Baltics

2010 – 2011

Corporate Reporting Controller, AS Air Baltic Corporation

2008 – 2010

Senior Analyst, SIA Riga Capital

2007 – 2008

Corporate Development Analyst, SIA Tet

Education

2016 – 2017

University of London, Master's Degree in Professional Accounting

2016

Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), FCCA or senior member since 2021

2004 – 2008

Riga Graduate School of Economics, Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Business Management

2005 – 2006

University of Southampton, Certificate of Higher Education in Economics

The term of office is from 22 September 2021 to 21 September 2024 (inclusive).

+Ivars Blumbergs - independent member of The Audit Committee

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Work experience

2021 – Present

Member of the Council, AS Virši – A

2021 - Present Director for the Distribution of Internal Market Products, SIA "Naftimpeks"
2021 - Present Director for the Distribution of Internal Market Products, SIA "PARS Termināls"

2005 – 2020

Managing Director and Member of the Board, SIA ORLEN Latvija

2014 – 2020

Member of the Supervisory Board, SIA ORLEN Eesti

2018 – Present

Latvian Fuel Traders Association

2004 – 2005

CFO, SIA ORLEN Latvija

2001 – 2003

Finance Director, SIA Tele 2

1996 – 2001

Sworn auditor

Education

2011

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Professional Master's Degree in Business Administration (EMBA)

1998

University of Latvia, Master’s Degree in Economics

The term of office is from 22 September 2021 to 21 September 2024 (inclusive).

+Madara Melne - member of the Audit Committee dependent on the AST Supervisory Board

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Work experience

2019 — Present

AS Augstsprieguma tīkls, member of the Supervisory Board

2014 — Present

SIA CatchSmart, strategy director

2012 — 2014

Fridberg Nordic Timber Ltd., executive director

2009 — Present

SIA Baltic Transport Lines, executive director

2008 — 2009

Riga Wood France Ltd. (France), assistant sales manager

2007 — 2009

AS Latvijas Finieris, assistant sales manager

Education

2006 — 2010

University of Latvia, professional bachelor’s degree in Economics, with the qualification as a head of a unit for international affairs

2007

ESC Troyes – Champagne School of Management (France), bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA), International Business

The term of office is from 22 September 2021 to 21 September 2024 (inclusive).