Ombudsman Juris Jansons
Juris Jansons has been the Ombudsman since 2011. Ombudsman Juris Janson’s term of office is from 18 March 2021 till 18 March 2026.
According to the Ombudsman’s Office Ombudsman Regulations J.Jansons is also head of the Ombudsman’s Office.
Since 17 March 2011 the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia
28 December 2009 – 14 March 2011 Administrator of liquidations process at „RSK apdrošināšana” (Riga City municipal stock company insurance)
1 June 2009 – 28 December 2009 Deputy State Secretary on Society Information and Electronic Government of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
01 October 2008 – 1 June 2009 Head of Secretariat of the Special Assignments Minister for Electronic Government Affairs
1 January 2006 – 1 October 2008 Director of Legal Aid Administration of the Ministry of Justice
12 June 1994 – 1 January 2006 Head of Analytical Department of the Bank of Latvia, and a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Riga Stradiņš University
Additional work experience
2006-2009 Lecturer of study course “Philosophy of Law” of the Bachelor study programme “Law” at the Riga Stradiņš University, reviewer of Masters’ papers
2006 – 2009 Doctoral studies in Sociology at the Riga Stradiņš University
2004 Social Sciences Master’s degree in economics (Mg. oec.) at the University of Latvia
2001 Lawyer’s qualification (Mg. iur.) at the University of Latvia
Latvian – native
English – good
Russian – good
French – beginner
2021 the Order of the Three Stars for meritorious service to Latvia in accordance to the decision of the President and the Chapter of Orders.
2017 a Certificate of Recognition from the International Romani Union for invaluable contribution to the development of Roma culture and history