Member of the Management Board, Chief Risk Officer
Valters Ābele is responsible for risk analysis functions at AS „Citadele banka” (hereinafter– Citadele) and runs the Risk Department. Previously V.Ābele 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. Valters Ābele acquired his master degree in business management and international economic relations at the University of Latvia.