Ieva Valeškaitė appointed fourth Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation


2021 05 07

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Economist Ieva Valeškaitė, who had previously served as Minister’s Adviser, has joined the vice-ministers‘ team of Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušinė Armonaitė. Ieva Valeškaitė will be responsible for better regulation and business supervision, taxation environment for business and for creating an economic analysis unit at the Ministry.

The newly appointed Vice Minister has 10 years of experience in the fields of economic policy analysis, business regulation and taxation; she has implemented tax projects in the non-governmental sector in Lithuania and abroad. 33 years-old  Valeškaitė worked for five years as  senior policy expert at the Free Market Institute and was responsible for projects relating to improving business environment,  legislative quality, tax system transparency and simplifying tax administration. From 2012 to 2015, she worked at the Department of Foreign and EU Affairs at the Office of the Government.

Ieva Valeškaitė has completed two bachelor’s studies in international economics and political sciences and has acquired a master’s degree in applied macroeconomics from Vilnius University. Valeškaitė speaks English and Russian.