Andris Strazds has been with Latvijas Banka since February 2014. He has been serving as Adviser to the Council of Latvijas Banka since January 2021. Before that he was Adviser to the International Relations and Communication Department of Latvijas Banka and Adviser to the General Secretariat of Latvijas Banka. 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).