Saeima approves Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale as member of FCMC Board

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Today, 7 November 2019, Saeima approved Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale as a Member of the Board of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC). She has been acting FCMC head from 15 July 2019 until the appointment of S. Purgaile as the head of the FCMC on 24 October 2019. The nomination of Černaja-Mežmale was agreed by the Minister of Finance and Council of the Bank of Latvia, as well as Saeima's Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee supported her nomination for approval by the Saeima.

Černaja-Mežmale holds a Master’s degree in Financial Management from BA School of Business and Finance. Her previous professional experience is related to the supervision of the financial sectors and financial market participants. Černaja-Mežmale has been working in the FCMC since 18 August 2017, heading the Monetary Financial Institutions Operations Analysis Division of the FCMC’s Supervisory Department since 2018, previously as the deputy head of the division regarding the supervision of significant banks.

Further information:
Dace Jansone
Senior Public Relations Specialist
FCMC Communications Division
Phone: + 371 67774808; e-mail:


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