Dagnija Lejiņa (LV)
Co-founder, Senior Partner at Lejiņa & Šleiers reputation management agency
Dagnija has many years of experience in communication management. She is the former head of public relations at Nordea, the largest bank in the Nordic countries, having co-ordinated the bank’s communications in the Baltics and Poland during the global banking crisis. She has also worked as a press secretary and communications advisor for the Minister of Foreign Affairs. As an alumna of the UK Government’s Chevening scolarship, she has received a Master’s Degree in Political Science and Communications from The London School of Economics and Political Science.
The development of the industry is important for Dagnija, therefore she is active in, and is the former head of Latvian Public Relations Association and the current Regional Co-ordinator of the European Association of Communication Directors. Her contributions have been acknowledged with numerous awards, including The Golden Button, a prestigious award for Latvian PR professionals. She has also received several Baltic PR Awards, the leading communications management contest in the Baltics.