Jurgita Šiugždinienė

Minister of Education, Science and Sport

2019–2020 - Member, Kaunas City Municipal Council 2017–2018 - Acting Rector, Kaunas University of Technology 2015–2017 - Deputy Rector for Studies, Kaunas University of Technology 2013–2015 - Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Kaunas University of Technology 2012 - Deputy Chancellor, Acting Chancellor, Office of the Prime Minister 2009–2012 - Director, Department of Strategic Management, Office of the Prime Minister 2008 - Doctor of Social Science, Kaunas University of Technology Political career: 2018–2020 - Head of the Strategic Group, Secretariat of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats Scientific, pedagogical, social activities: Over 15 year-experience of consulting on public administration; consulted authorities from over 15 countries, including Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Palestine, Afghanistan, East Timor, Georgia, Armenia, Belarus, on public administration reform, civil service, and strategic management; Member, Vice President for Studies, Board of Directors, CESAER (2018–2020); Former Member of the Board, ISM University of Management and Economics; Actively engaged in the programme Kurk Lietuvai supervised by the Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, in different volunteering activities