Irēna Emīlia Švilpe

Ms Irēna Emīlia Švilpe

Economic Adviser to the President of Latvia
irena.svilpe [at]


2022 – Master’s degree in Mathematical Economics, University of Latvia

2018 – Master’s degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Latvia

2015 – Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Entrepreneurship, Riga School of Economics


  • Latvian
  • English
  • Russian
  • German

Professional activity

March 2022–August 2022 – Economic Adviser, European Commission Representation in Latvia

February 2020–March 2022 – Economist, Monetary Policy Department, Bank of Latvia (including as an exchange researcher on the impact of climate change on inflation at the European Central Bank)

September 2020–September 2021 – Expert for a study on the functioning of the Fiscal Council in Latvia, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

March 2018–August 2018 – Trainee in the Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission

February 2017–February 2020 – Senior Expert, Fiscal Policy Department, Ministry of Finance

September 2015–April 2016 – Junior Consultant, KPMG Baltics


2024 – Officer of the National Order of Merit of the Republic of Malta