Juris Pūce
 
Minister of Enviromental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia

Juris Pūce (born 22 January 1980, in Riga) is a Latvian economist, lawyer, and politician. Currently, the Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia in the government of Krisjanis Karins and Chairman of the Board of the “Latvian Development” party. Pūce was elected deputy of 13th Saeima from the “Development / For!”. He is former the State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics (2010–2013), a member of the Council of LMT (2009–2012), a member of the Board of the Riga Graduate School of Law (2006–2010), as well as a member of the Riga City Council (2017–2018.)