The Council

BIOMINS KAJEMS
Chairman of the Council
BORIS ULMAN
Deputy Chairman of the Council
ALEKSANDR PLOTKIN
Member of the Council
JŪLIJA KOZLOVA
Member of the Council

The Board

ROBERT CHRISTIAN SCHOEPF
Chairman of the Board

Robert Schoepf was elected chairman of the board at LPB Bank in October 2019.

He manages and supervises the following matters: general operational organisation, organisation and planning of board activities, drafting of the Bank Development Strategy, monitoring of project implementation processes, capital adequacy monitoring, organisation and oversight of the bank’s financial plans and budgeting, lending management and controls, marketing and communication, resource management, investment services and ancillary services, the bank’s security service and technical means of security.

Robert acquired vast banking experience abroad, having served with German market leaders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. Before joining the LPB Bank team, he was a member of the board at AS “PrivatBank”.

In 2013, Schoepf became a top-level representative of Commerzbank in the Baltics.

His professional career began in an auditing role at Deutsche Bank auditors. He eventually moved to Deutsche Bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt, where he spent a number of years managing audit groups across the Deutsche Bank branches and subsidiaries abroad as well as locally.

Robert Schoepf received his degree in banking from the Institute for Finance & Banking in Munich in 1986.
ARNIS KALVERSS
Member of the Board, Chief Risk Officer
Arnis Kalveršs has served on the LPB Bank board since the bank was established in 2008.

Activities he manages and controls: legal matters, personnel management, record-keeping organisation and control, risk controls, compliance controls, client complaint review and related maintenance procedures, financial analysis and modelling.

In 2018, Arnis Kalveršs enhanced his expertise by earning a CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certificate.

Before joining the LPB Bank team, he had worked for the Financial and Capital Markets Commission and had held board and advisory positions at VAS “Latvijas pasts”.

Arnis received law degrees from the University of Latvia and from the IFS School of Finance (Incorporated by Royal Charter), and is a Latvian banking specialist.
JURIJS SVIRCENKOVS
Member of the Board
Jurijs has served on the board of LPB Bank since 2014.

Areas he supervises include the bank’s IT security, matters of maintenance, accounting and transaction recording, and the establishment of correspondent.

Jurijs has amassed over 33 years of IT experience.

Before his employment with LPB Bank, he served as member of the board at SIA “Obers”, SIA “Softkoms” and AS “Norvik Banka”.

Jurijs Svirčenkovs received his master’s degree from the Riga Civil Aviation Engineers Institute.
ANTON KONONOV
Member of the Board
Antons has been a member of the LPB Bank board since 2018.

He supervises the development of e-commerce services, cooperation with fintech businesses and start-ups, client service, and the management and monitoring of payment card issuance.

Antons has been with LPB Bank for over 13 years, having served in a number of positions. As a testament to his professional excellence, he has taken the entire journey from senior client service specialist to member of the board.

Antons graduated from the Baltic Russian Institute, majoring in law.
BAIBA PREISE
Member of the Board
Baiba Preise has been a member of the board at LPB Bank since 2019.

Before her appointment to the board of the bank, Baiba served as the head of the Risk Monitoring Department for nine years.

Aspects of LPB Bank activities under her supervision: AML/CTPF organisation and monitoring, participation in the development of the bank’s development strategy, represent of the bank in interactions with the FCMC (including everyday contacts and audit coordination) and other institutions.

In 2017, Baiba received her CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certificate and in 2021 CGSS (Certified Global Sanctions Specialist).

She continues to expand on her knowledge and regularly participates in a variety of international conferences.

Before joining LPB Bank, Baiba Preise had worked for DnB Banka and the Financial and Capital Markets Commission.

She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Turība University.