Emils Pulmanis appointed International Correspondent for PM World in Latvia



Professional leader and PhD Candidate at University of Latvia to report project management news from Riga

19 November 2014 – Dallas, USA and Riga, Latvia – PM World has announced that Emils Pulmanis has agreed to serve as an international correspondent for the PM World Journal in Latvia. Emils is a member of the board of the Professional Association of Project Managers in Latvia and Deputy Director of the Project Implementation and Control Department at the State Regional Development Agency of Latvia.

140507 - Pulmanis - PHOTOEmils Pulmanis has gained a BSc. in Engineering Economics, a professional Master’s degree in Project Management (MSc.proj.mgmt) and currently is a PhD candidate with a specialization in project management at the University of Latvia.

Emils has elaborated and directed a number of projects co-financed with domestic and foreign financial instruments. He was a National coordinator for a European Commission-funded program – the European Union’s financial instruments PHARE program in Latvia.

Over the past seven years Emils has worked in the public administration project control and monitoring field. He was a financial instrument expert for the Ministry of Welfare and the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism implementation authority as well as an expert for the Swiss – Latvian cooperation program as a NGO grant scheme project evaluation expert. He has gained international and professional project management experience in Germany, the United States and Taiwan.

In addition to his professional work, he is also a lecturer at the University of Latvia for the professional master study program in Project Management. He has authored more than 25 scientific publications and is actively involved in social activities as a member of various NGO’s.

According to PM World Journal Managing Editor David Pells, “I became familiar with Emils last year when he provided information about their annual conference in Riga, the 3rd Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States. He again provided information about their 2015 conference, then sent a very good paper to us for publication. Emils is active in the project management field in Latvia, is working towards a PhD degree in project management, and is passionate about advancing better project management in his country. I’m very happy to welcome him to our team.”

Emils Pulmanis stated, “The PM World Journal is well respected here in Latvia, so I see this as an opportunity to provide positive visibility for our conference and local activities as well as contribute to the global project management profession. I look forward to sharing our news on a regular basis, and to continuing my own professional development as a regular journal contributor.”

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For information about Latvia, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia

For more about Riga, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga

For information about the University of Latvia, go to http://www.lu.lv/eng/

For information about the 4th Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States, visit http://www.balticpmconference.eu/