Employee of IOS since 1991. PhD in chemistry from Latvian University in 2000. Postdoctoral studies at University of Perugia, Italy group of prof. R. Pellicciari in 2002. Principal scientist of LIOS since 2004. Head of Organic synthesis methodology group since 2006. In 2011, appointed as an associate professor at Riga Technical University. In 2013, elected as Corresponding Member of Latvian Academy of Sciences.