Eriks is an associated researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs. Eriks is also a Non-resident Fellow with the Digital Innovation Initiative and Transatlantic Leadership program at the Center for European Policy Analysis and an Associate Scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and a current Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, where he is studying the intersection of law and innovation in the context of FinTech and other datafication trends. Eriks holds a Master’s degree in International Law from Temple Beasley School of Law. Eriks research will focus on data governance in the transatlantic space and will explore how NATO has adapted to transatlantic digitisation.