All board members

Valters Ābele

Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer

Valters Ābele is responsible for the group’s Finance and Treasury functions as of January 2021. Until January 2021 Valters Ābele has been responsible for risk analysis functions at AS „Citadele banka” and ran the Risk Department. Previously Valters managed the Credit Risk Department at Parex banka. In December 2008, when the Latvian State took over Parex banka, Valters Ābele was invited to work in the new Board of the bank, and after the successful split-up, he assumed the same post in the Board of Citadele. Valters Ābele has acquired extensive experience in auditing and financial consulting at companies such as Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. He is a member of Latvian Association of Sworn Auditors and previously a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Valters Ābele has master’s degree in business management and international economic relations from the University of Latvia.