Brief information regarding Mrs. Evita Simsone
the Director of the State Employment Agency of Latvia
Riga, 20 December 2016
Since 21 December 2016 Mrs. Evita Simsone has been appointed by the Minister of Welfare of Latvia Mr.J.Reirs as the director of the State Employment Agency of Latvia based on the Cabinet of Ministers decision of 20 December 2016. Mrs. Simsone has been carrying out the duties of the deputy director of the Agency since January 2016. Her professional experience in the field of labour market dates back to 2005 as she was the Head of the Cēsis Branch office of the State Employment Agency of Latvia for more than ten years.
Mrs. Simsone as the deputy director of the State Employment Agency has been responsible for the development of the branch offices and the services provided there to the clients, considering also the experience gained within the benchlearning process, development of IT infrastructure. One of her future assignments is to ensure better services to the clients, considering the needs of the employers in the labour market as well as facilitating the services provided electronically. Thus she supports active cooperation with various stake holders.
Mrs. Simsone has obtained the bachelor’s degree in psychology and has had further training on internal audit and control. Her interest has always been devoted to the motivation of staff in order to achieve higher performance goals and to improve the services provided to the clients.