Virginijus Sinkevičius

    Virginijus Sinkevičius

    Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania

Curriculum vitae

Date of birth  4 November 1990
   
Education
2017 Digital policy course at University of Oxford (the United Kingdom)
2012–2013 Master of Arts in European Studies at Maastricht University (the Netherlands)
2009–2012 Bachelor of Economic and Social Studies at Aberystwyth University (the United Kingdom)
   
Professional experience
Since 28/11/2017 Minister of Economy and Inovation of the Republic of Lithuania (to 31/12/2018 Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania)
2016–2017 Chair of the Committee on Economics of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
Since 2016 Deputy Leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Since 2016 Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
2016 Team Leader of the Group for Regulatory Affairs at Invest Lithuania
2015–2016 Project Coordinator at Lithuanian Airports
2014 International Group Project Manager at AB Lietuvos Paštas
2013–2014 Assistant Project Manager at the Centre for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), Washington, USA
2011–2015 Author and Editor of news portal The Lithuanian Tribune
   
Achievements and Awards
2019 Partnership Leader 2018 award for Innovation reform and development of startup ecosystem (Lithuanian Business Confederation, largest business association in Lithuania)
2018 The Best Solution for Better Business Environment of the Year (Investors’ Forum)
2018 Award for Leadership in Blockchain (#SWITCH! Tech Awards 2018)
2018 Included in the list of 100 World’s Most Influential Young People in Government (apolitical.co)
   
Additional information
Languages Lithuanian, English, Russian, Polish
Family Married; wife Kateryna, son Vincentas
 

• Centralised Internal Audit Division of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation;
• Project Management Division of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation;
• Public Relations Division of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation;
• Commercial, economic and internal market attachés.

 

 

Last updated: 07-08-2019