Baiba A. Rubesa (LV)
Chairperson of the Management Board of RB Rail
Baiba A. Rubesa is an experienced manager, with a range of business experience from oil & gas, retail, automotive and telecommunications. Governance, transparency, human rights, stakeholder engagement, communications and marketing are her areas of endeavour. She has lived and worked in Canada, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Latvia, Azerbaijan and Norway.
Currently Chairperson, Board of Management & CEO of the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail, owner of RFactor SIA, her most recent career encompasses Vice- President, Corporate Social Responsibility for Statoil ASA, Government Affairs & HSE Director for Statoil in the Caspian region preceded by being Managing Director for Latvija Statoil and Marketing Director, Statoil Baltic States.
Rubesa has also served on the board of the EITI (Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative), Supervisory board member of both Citadeles Banka and DnB NORD Banka, chaired the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia and served as VP for the Latvian Chamber of Commerce.