Professor Dr. oec. Elīna Gaile-Sarkane elected the new dean of RTU FEEM


The Council of Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management (FEEM), Riga Technical University (RTU), on Tuesday, June 6, elected the new dean of the Faculty – Professor Dr. oec. Elīna Gaile-Sarkane.

Until now, the Faculty was led by dean Professor Remigijs Počs.

Professor Elīna Gaile-Sarkane is Director of Institute of Business Engineering and Management at RTU FEEM, chair of RTU Senate and up to now, RTU FEEM vice dean for research.

Prof. Elīna Gaile-Sarkane is expert of the Latvian Council of Science, scientific supervisor of many doctoral theses, editorial board member of various scientific publications.

On 14 October 2016, when Riga hosted the 33rd World Cultural Council Award Ceremony, she was awarded with the Certificate of Recognition for her contribution to the development of higher education. Prior to that, in September, E. Gaile-Sarkane received the Certificate of Recognition from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia for significant contribution to the implementation of higher education, for building a single academic family in the sphere of entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic management in Latvia and worldwide. E. Gaile-Sarkane is a multiple laureate of the annual prize «FEEM Pride» established by the FEEM students.

Prof. E. Gaile-Sarkane is going to start work as the dean in the new academic year in September 2017.

We congratulate her and wish the Faculty dynamic and sustainable development under the leadership of the new dean!