Andris Strazds has been serving as Adviser to the International Relations and Communication Department of Latvijas Banka since February 2014. Before his work at Latvijas Banka he was the chief economist at Nordea Bank Finland Plc. Latvia branch, transactions manager at "PriceWaterhouseCoopers" Ltd. and strategy development manager at "Lattelekom" Ltd.
Mr. Strazds holds his M.Sc. degree in International Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden).