Katr─źna Kukaine

Mag.geogr., spatial development planner, specialized in historic environment, works in the State Inspection for heritage protection of Latvia since 2007, since 2014 – the Deputy Head of the State Inspection. Previous education in communication sciences, specially – media ethics. Worked in the French Embassy in Latvia in Cultural and Education division, leaded the elaboration of the Library (mediatheque) in the French Institute in Riga (1999-2006). Member of the Baltic Sea States Monitoring group on Cultural Heritage protection (2007-2014), member of the international Steering group for elaboration of the nomination for UNESCO World Heritage list „Viking sites in Northern Europe”. Membership manager at ICOMOS Latvia. Author of several publications on cultural heritage and spatial planning.