Vents Vīksna started his career at Latvijas Banka in 2017. His professional duties comprise the economic analysis of the euro area, Latvia's main trade partners and Latvia.
Vents Vīksna holds a Bachelor's degree in economics and finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. Prior to his employment with Latvijas Banka, he mainly worked in labour market policy research at the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies and Oxford Research Baltics. In summer of 2015, he gained additional experience during his summer internship at the International Relations and Communication Department of Latvijas Banka.