Santa Purgaile is responsible for the development and management of the banking group’s business in the Baltic States in relation to various aspects of client services. Santa has more than 20 years of experience in the banking sector, including nine years at the management level in various areas of business. She joined the AS „Citadele banka” Board in September, 2012. Prior to that, Santa ran the private banking business in Latvia and the Baltic States for SEB Bank. She has also served as director of SEB Bank’s SME Business Support and, previously, the Vidzeme region for the bank. Santa holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Turība School of Business and a master’s degree in international economics and business from the University of Latvia.