Līva Stūrmane has extensive experience in non-governmental organizational work and leadership. Entrepreneurship development, mentoring, creative industries and country branding are her areas of expertise and interest. She is the board member of Creativity Lab and the Latvian New Entrepreneur’s Centre “Jobs&Society”.
At the moment she is also the managing director of the Latvian Exporter’s Association “The Red Jackets”. She joined the Movement in 2013 and since then 120
companies have been awarded the prestigious title “The Red Jackets” and “Rising Stars”, as well as 3 books “Treasures of Latvia” have been published.
She has managed the international creative entrepreneurship championship “Creative Business Cup” in Latvia 2014-2018. Since 2017 the project manager of Creativity week “radi!” and actively involved in creative industry development in Latvia.
In 2019 joined RTU project “Innovation grants for students” platform Demola where a team of multidisciplinary students solve real life company cases – as a team facilitator.
She has experience in conference moderating – moderating the Ministry of Regional Development conference in January 2019 “A road to better public services”, Latvian Presidency in the EU conference “Cultural and creative crossovers”, as well as European Latvian Congress panel devoted to economy.