Team

More than 400 people across 6 locations with more than 15 nationalities. We are young, we are diverse and we love our work.

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Young

We are 32 years old on average. Our people are ambitious, friendly and fun individuals
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Diverse

10 languages are spoken in our offices, but we stick to English to keep things simple.
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Global

Russia houses two offices, of which one is the biggest office followed by Latvia and Poland.
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Active

We love basketball, but most of all we enjoy the great outdoors. Boots, hiking, biking you name it.
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Social

Parties, events, trainings, workshops - we love to work as much we love to play.
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Dynamic

For our team no challenge is bold enough - we challenge ourselves and industry every day!

Group Management

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Armands Broks

Founder & Owner

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As company owner and founder Armands drives Group long-term strategy as well as works on new business direction development. 

Armands gains new entrepreneurship expertise every time TWINO enters a new market or launches a new product or business direction, and that gives him the understanding of the global business thinking, values and opportunities.

Armands holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and he has been a private business owner for over 8 years.

"Challenging myself to step out of comfort zone is my inspiration."

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Anastasija Oļeiņika

CEO

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As TWINO Group Chief Executive Officer Anastasija drives overall success of the business and increasing shareholder value through execution of the strategy. Before her role as CEO of TWINO Group, Anastasija was Group CFO for three years as well as Group COO for a year.

Prior TWINO Anastasija worked in Corporate Finance and as a team lead in Financial Planning and Analysis in a fintech. She gained valuable experience coordinating annual Group budgeting and monthly forecasting process for 16 countries, and more than 30 products. Anastasija holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

 "At TWINO we ask what we can bring to future, not what the future can bring to us. We are action-oriented, speed matters in our industry, it matters in our company."

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Roberts Lasovskis

P2P Investment Platform Lead

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Roberts is responsible for leading the growth, strategic development and innovation pipeline of TWINO P2P investment platform.

Prior becoming the platform lead, Roberts worked in TWINO as Investor Adviser, closely communicating with our investors and working on strategic development.

Roberts holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from BA School of Business and Finance and has worked in the online bank Dukascopy and Marsh&McLennan Companies. His previous experience has resulted in strong analytical and communication skills that Roberts now applies to lead TWINO investment platform.

"All the great things ever made were just some small ideas at the beginning. Be creative, be brave and make your goals happen."

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Nauris Bloks

IT Lead

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IT development in TWINO Group is led by Nauris, who ensures innovative and progressive approach in all areas.

Nauris has experience in various IT areas - governance, support and security management, project management, development, yet his background includes not only IT areas, but also legal and administration areas which have created very good mindset on how things work and should work and what will not work. Nauris holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Latvia. 

"We offer a lot of freedom and this freedom comes with responsibility. Our people are ambitious, driven to excel, to be the first ones, to be the best."

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Laura Krastiņa

People & Communications Lead

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To ensure people agenda is one of the top priorities as well as internal and external communication goes hand in hand, People (HR) and Communication functions are merged in TWINO Group and lead by Laura. 

Laura previously was board member and Communication director in Carlsberg Group companies in Latvia and Estonia. She has seven-year-long career as a journalist, covering the economy, as well as served as the Managing Director for a food industry lobbying organization.

Now at TWINO Laura uses her diverse and strong experience to lead Group external and internal communications as well drive Group people agenda in forward-looking manner. All while setting TWINO as an example as outstanding and innovative employer and brand.

"Constant change and striving for better results are what motivate me and TWINO provides this motivation. FinTech is the future. Question is whether you want to be part of it."

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Roberts Bite

Marketing Lead

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As Group Marketing Lead Roberts drives the development and implementation of innovative digital marketing, UX and CRM strategies across the whole TWINO Group.

Prior TWINO Roberts has gained knowledge both as an in-house expert and manager in international fintech company as well as an agency side asset. Has 10 years of experience in marketing, eCommerce and journalism including overseeing marketing activities in 9 countries and managing market launch strategies in 5.

Roberts holds a master’s degree in Strategic and Public Relations Management and bachelor’s in Communications and Media from Riga Stradins University.

“I admire and find inspiration in people who challenge limits. I’m not a fan of staying in the comfort zone and I push our team to prove to the world that any existing and widely accepted limits can be challenged and pushed further.”

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Aiga Krīgere

Legal Lead

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As TWINO Group Legal Lead, Aiga leads Group legal processes to ensure regulation is met in all Group countries, as well as works on TWINO Investment platform legal projects. 

Aiga has strong knowledge in banking and financial law, licensing and registration processes within financial supervision regulators, ensuring legal compliance and dealing with legal issues of FinTech. Great deal of experience gained trough long-term working experiences in financial institutions and financial regulator. 

Aiga holds a Master's Degree from University of Latvia, Faculty of Law and Master's Degree from BA School of Business and Finances in Business Management of Creative Industries.

 

Country Management

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Izabela Sienkiewicz

Country Manager of Poland

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In the role of Country Manager for Poland, Iza drives TWINO Group business in Poland, where we are one of the biggest market players in the alternative lending industry.
 

Iza has deep alternative lending knowledge as she spent more than seven years in a industry working for Wonga and TWINO. As she joined company more than four years ago (in 2015), she has deep know-how and understanding about the business and internal processes. 

Iza holds a bachelor's degree in finance and financial management services from Vistula University and now is doing a master's degree in strategic business management at Kozminski University.

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Sanita Zitmane

Country Manager of Latvia

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As Country Manager for Latvia, Sanita drives out lending operations in TWINO Group's first market. She manages our operations for both SME lending products as well as consumer lending products. 

Sanita has strong experience in both banking and insurance. Prior TWINO she was driving the development of consumer lending products in one of the biggest banks in Latvia for 3 years. Sanita also has over 10 years of experience in Insurance where she also was product owner.

At TWINO we strive for people with diverse backgrounds and are proud to have Sanita among our team with her bachelor’s degree in Classical Philology from University of Latvia.

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know, this is your chance to find new solutions and do things differently.”

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Ketevan Meparishvili

Regional Manager of Asia

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As Regional Manager for Asia, Ketevan is responsible for TWINO Group operations in Asia, including overseeing our business in Kazakhstan, researching new business opportunities in Asia markets as well as Ketevan leads TWINO Group IT competencies center in Georgia. 

Ketevan has been in TWINO Group for over three years leading Marketing in Georgia and Business Development in Group. Prior TWINO she has extensive experience in marketing, Ketevan has been Marketing director in international companies such as Subway and KFC, she has also held Associate Professor of Marketing position in Caucasus University. 

Ketevan holds a PhD in Marketing from University of Wales Trinity Saint David. 

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Ashot Torosjans

Country Manager of Russia

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As Country Manager for TWINO Russia Ashot leads operations and oversees our business in the biggest TWINO lending market. 

Ashot has strong financial industry knowledge and understanding as he has spent eight years in various different financial institutions in Risks and Collections prior joining TWINO. One of his specialties is debt collection processes, as he spent over four years overseeing this field in one of the biggest industry players. Ashot is also known for his outstanding managerial and team leading skills. 

Ashot holds a Master's Degree in International Economics and Business from University of Latvia.  

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