Delegate Profile

Renate Punka

Job TitlePresident

Company NameLatvian Publishers Association


Renate Punka is a president of Latvian Publishers Association and managing director of Janis Roze Publishers, a  long-standing and respectable brand of Latvian book trade. She has a diverse educational background: MA in literary criticism and diploma in Translation Studies from University of Latvia, as well as MBA from Riga Business School, all of which has allowed her to build versatile carreer first in bookselling, then in publishing business of Latvia. Punka actively participates in planning and coordination of book-related cultural policy since 2008, while since 2014, when LPA joined Federation of European Publishers (FEP), she is a national representative in this organization. In addition to everyday business and lobbying acitivities she is also an active translator from English and Russian and a presenter of books and reading promotion activities in Latvian Radio 5.

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