Kaspars Briškens

Minister of Transport of Latvia

Kaspars Briškens is the current Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia. He was elected to the Parliament of Latvia in October 2022 and has been serving in the Cabinet since September 2023.

Before entering politics, Kaspars was the Head of Strategy and Development at the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, leading the megaproject’s development, commercialization, and digitalization activities. He has also worked as the CEO of the Latvian Logistics Association (2013-2014) and has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of Air Baltic Corporation (2012-2020), Supervisory Board of RB Rail AS (2014-2016), and Supervisory Board of the JSC “Pasazieru vilciens” (2021-2022).

Kaspars holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Stockholm University. He is an experienced leader in multimodal connectivity development with a keen interest in intermodal logistics and supply chain development, innovation & digitalization, transport economics, mobility-oriented development, and commercial aviation.