Session 2: Boosting growth for SMEs in the Digital Single Market
Peteris Zilgalvis is the Head of Unit for Startups and Innovation in the Digital Single Market Directorate in DG CONNECT. He previously served as the Deputy Head of the Bioethics Department of the Council of Europe, in its Directorate General of Legal Affairs. Adding to his European experience, Peteris Zilgalvis has held various positions in the Latvian civil service including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Environment. He also acted for the World Bank as a Senior Environmental Law Advisor and as Regional Environmental Specialist for the Baltic Countries.