Zinta was elected as the Chair of the Board and President of AmCham in April 2020. She has served as Vice President since 2018 and as a Board Member since 2016. Zinta works as a Foreign Counsel and Co-Head of the Finance and Tax Practice at Ellex Klavins. She has more than 20 years’ experience advising foreign investors, multinationals and leading Baltic companies on complex acquisitions and mergers, establishing business operations and related tax matters in Latvia.
Zinta is a licensed attorney in NY and NJ and is a certified Latvian tax advisor. She has contributed to many publications and articles on Latvian tax and business issues including for BNA Bloomberg, the World Bank and Thompson Reuters. Zinta is also a guest lecturer at the Riga Graduate School of Law. In the past she served as a member of the expert committee of the Baltic American Partnership Program and as internal auditor of the International School of Riga. Previously she has also served on the Board of the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL).