Ģirts Bērziņš has a strong IT and Business management background. He has held various senior positions at Swedbank Group in all home markets. Ģirts has managed cards business, branch network, IT and administration services, retail banking and Channels Competence Centre. Ģirts has also worked for Lattelecom as Chief Technology Officer. For the past two years Ģirts has been the Head of Digital Banking Strategy at Swedbank Group and a member of the Group Executive Committee.
Ģirts has masters degree in economy from University of Latvia, where he has also studied law.