Eriks is an international public procurement consultant based in Riga, Latvia. A lawyer by decree, he has been involved in the legislation development and capacity building projects, managed by institutions such as EBRD, GIZ, OECD/Sigma and European Commission, in Balkan, Eastern Europe and Southern Caucasus Regions. Eriks has drafted a new Public Procurement Law for Georgia, based on the new package of EU Directives.
He has participated in the development of primary and secondary legislation of Ukraine and Armenia as well provided legal review for procurement laws and decrees of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Belarus, Kosovo and Albania. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of widely accepted international public procurement standards, such as UNCITRAL Public Procurement Model Law, WTO Government Procurement Agreement, as well as EU Public Procurement Directives. In addition Eriks has been a member of working groups elaborating Latvia’s Public Procurement Law and Public Private Partnership Law.