An interview from Emerging Markets ESG
Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Daiga Auzina-Melalksne, Chair, Management Board, NASDAQ OMX Riga Stock Exchange, Riga, Latvia – October 21, 2011
By Geoffrey on October 21, 2011
Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience. The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold:
To reflect on what SRI in emerging markets means to practitioners;
To collect a catalogue of examples of SRI in practice in emerging markets;
To raise awareness about SRI in emerging markets; and
To enable SRI practitioners in emerging markets to network with peers around the world.
This week’s interview is with Daiga Auzina-Melalksne, Chair, Management Board, NASDAQ OMX Riga Stock Exchange, Riga, Latvia.
NASDAQ OMX Riga is a self-regulated organization, issuing and enforcing its own rules and regulations consistent with standard exchange
operating procedures. Daiga Auzina-Melalksne joined NASDAQ OMX Riga (former name – Riga Stock Exchange) in 1998, in the position of Issuer Relations officer, later she was heading the Market Services department and served as a board member at NASDAQ OMX Riga and Latvian Central Depository. In April 2005 Mrs. Auzina-Melalksne was elected the Chairman of the Management Board of NASDAQ OMX Riga. She has an Executive MBA degree from Riga Business School as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a masters’ degree in business management from the University of Latvia. In 2010 Mrs. Auzina–Melalksne was elected to the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia. She is also a Member of the Executive Committee of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance.