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Aleksandrs Mārtiņš Blūms is the Counsellor for Research and Space at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Latvia to the European Union, based in Brussels, a member of the Horizon Europe Strategic configuration programme committee and the European Open Science Cloud Steering Board. Previously Aleksandrs worked on Social Sciences and Humanities and Open Science at the Ministry of Education and Science, where he wrote the Latvian Open Science Strategy for 2021-2027, helping improve the governance of shared IT services for research and e-infrastructures.  He was also involved in developing the concept of the Latvian Dataverse repository network and has been actively advocating for better research data management practices.