Lauris Labanovskis

Head of Spectrum Supervision Division Electronic Communications Office of Latvia

Lauris Labanovskis is the Head of the Spectrum Supervision Division of ECO. He joined the company in 2001, gradually growing from a radio communications engineer to his current position. Lauris has 20+ years of experience in spectrum management with in-depth knowledge of spectrum monitoring issues. He is responsible for the frequency spectrum technical supervision in Latvia, which includes developing a national spectrum monitoring system, spectrum monitoring, radio interference investigations, on-site inspections, and law enforcement activities in the field of the frequency spectrum.

From 2011 to 2012, he worked as a spectrum engineer at key venues for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. In 2013, within the framework of the TAIEX project of the European Commission, Lauris provided consultancy services.

He is also advising the Kosovo government to develop a national spectrum monitoring system in a World Bank project. Since 2005, Lauris has been an active member of international (ITU, CEPT) frequency management and monitoring working groups.

Lauris holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Science in Telecommunications from Riga Technical University. In 2006 he was awarded the Engineer J. Linter’s Prize.