Cesis Municipality, Latvia
Inese Suija-Markova received her MBA degree from Riga Technical University in 2006. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. Her research focuses on knowledge transfer and knowledge-intensive business services management. She is the Managing Director of the Institute for Environmental Solutions, a private research and development organization that develops innovative solutions for sustainable land use and natural resource management. She has served as Vice-Chairman of the Vidzeme Planning Region Development Board since 2021. Inese gives talks on innovation development and creativity. She has received scholarships from the United States State Department, the Government of Canada, and the UNESCO Bank Fellowship Programme. She has moderated, participated in, and spoken at numerous international conferences and workshops.