Jurģis Liepnieks (LV)
Public Relations expert with more than 20 years of experience
Jurģis Liepnieks studied Latin and Ancient Greek languages in the University of Latvia. At the same time he began working as a press secretary for a pharmaceutical company. Since then, he has taken up all the positions that exist in the field of public relations. He has been an advisor to numerous ministers and heads of government, managed several public relations agencies, worked on the “client-side”, ran nine electoral campaigns, been in charge of communications at the NATO Riga Summit 2006 and an alternative rock opera, worked in large companies and helped small non-governmental organizations as well as participated in a wide variety of communication projects.
By doing it all Jurģis has gained some recognition and an expert status. During these years he has given hundreds of interviews and thousands of comments on political and public concern, spoken on the radio and television, given countless interviews in lifestyle magazines, newspapers, participated in debates and even cooked on television shows. All of this has undoubtedly given Jurģis a significant experience in order to better understand how clients feel in these situations and become an even better public relations advisor.