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Business Efficiency Forum

Why join

The Business Efficiency Forum – October 13, 2021. It is without doubt the most influential efficiency conference in Latvia – for 11 consecutive years it has been bringing together efficiency champions from a range of industries to share their stories about efficiency that are so relevant in these turbulent times.

Every year the forum welcomes heads of companies, managers of various levels, practitioners who apply efficiency methods in everyday life, employees of manufacturing and service organisations as well as teachers and students.





Speakers 2023

Anita Stukāne –

Business Efficiency Association, CEO

For 15 years, Anita Stukāne worked in banking both as a specialist and the head of the department and project group. In this line of work, it was crucial to have efficient, harmonised and well-designed…

    Armands Staltmanis –

    Network Management Director, Sadales tīkls JSC

    Armands Staltmanis has dedicated 21 years of his professional life to the energy sector by working at Latvenergo Group – Latvia’s largest power supply company. In 2006, he obtained a master’s degree in engineering (Energy and…

      Cansel Sörgens –

      Strategy Coach and OKR Expert, Sörgens Consultancy

      Cansel Sörgens works since 2008 in Product Management and Organisational Development. She managed strategic cross-department projects and was responsible for (Agile) Organisation Development. Since 2016 Cansel implemented OKR many times in B2B, B2C, B2B2C,…

        Eva Johansone –


        After graduating with a degree in philosophy, Eva Johansone decided to study biology. She is currently the editor-in-chief of the environmental program "Zaļgalvis". Eva works in Latvian Television, creating and presenting cultural news and…

          Janīna Blūma –

          Deputy Managing Director, Livonia Print Ltd.

          Education: Latvian State University, Foreign Languages Faculty, English Language & Literature department, graduated in 1975. For 15 years worked as an English lg teacher, principal of a secondary school in Riga. Started working at…

            Maija Āboliņa-Tomsone –

            Sustainability strategist, Ziemeļmeita Consulting Ltd.

            Sustainability strategist & consultant, Founder, Podcaster. 10 years experience in Sustainability & CSR // 20 years experience in marketing & communication. International experience gained as Samsung Corporate Citizenship Executive for Europe / based in…

              Māris Freimanis –

              Enterpreneur, SIA “Karkasa Māja”, SIA “MNĪP”

              Entrepreneur, civil engineer, creator of prefabricated timber buildings Entrepreneur, Board member. Māris has over 28 years of experience in construction and more than 18 years in designing, manufacturing, and assembling prefabricated timber buildings. Passionate…

                Nora Freimane –

                Enterpreneur, SIA “Karkasa Māja”, SIA “MNĪP”

                Lean management consultant & trainer, Entrepreneur Entrepreneur, Board member, CFO, Lean management consultant and trainer. Nora holds a Master’s degree in Finance Management. Has further studied in USA, UK and Japan. Currently studying for…

                  Rose Heathcote –

                  THINKING PEOPLE, Founder and senior advisor

                  Founder of Thinking People and Senior Advisor in Sustainable Enterprise, Rose cares about developing human potential to solve problems that matter. With a background in industrial engineering, learning and development, education, consulting, publishing and…

                    Sandis Babris –

                    Factory Director, Brabantia Latvia Ltd.

                    Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing administration, master’s degree in marketing and PhD in business administration. Since 2017, involved in practical implementation of Lean at SEB bank, Primekss Group and Brabantia Latvia. A long-standing lecturer at…