The announcement was made at Saeima, where the required 10 deputies from all five parties in the coalition agreed to put their names on the nomination paper.
A debate and vote on Kazāks' candidacy will likely take place December 12, LTV added.
Kazāks has worked for Swedbank and the Ministry of Finance. He has also worked as a lecturer at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and elsewhere and is a former member of the President's Strategic Analysis Commission, and a member of the Fiscal Discipline Council.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Latvia in 1995 and graduated in economics from the University of Cambridge in 1996. He received a Master's degree in economics from the University of London in 1997 and a doctorate in economics in 2005. A summary of his qualifications is provided by LB online.
The mandate of the current governor, Ilmārs Rimšēvičs, comes to an end on December 21.
🔴 Koalīcija vienojusies @LatvijasBanka prezidenta amatam virzīt Latvijas Bankas padomes locekli @martinskazaks. Iesniegumu par viņa kandidatūru parakstījuši desmit deputāti no visām koalīcijas frakcijām. Balsojums par iecelšanu amatā gaidāms 12. decembrī. pic.twitter.com/IDa18AjW9Y— LTV Panorama (@ltvpanorama) December 3, 2019