Āris Ādlers has more than 15 years experience in project, activities and organizations management. The main expertise covers civil society and local development projects and commercial product management, as well as public participation, campaigning and advocacy projects. Do have experience in development of new initiatives and initiation of organizations and its development till the maturity stage in field of new IT, civil participation, partnership cooperation, municipality development and business. 8 years of experience in providing training on community and business development issues for community animators, members of partnerships, local development and local action groups facilitators. Recently Āris a president of international association „PREPARE AISBL“, chair of the board of Local Action group „Jūras Zeme“ (Sea Land). Currently he is developing dissertation in Riga Technical University and the topic of his research is Management of Integrated added value to Promote Economic Development.