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Prime Minister

   Ms. Ingrida Šimonytė

   
 

Date of birth

15 November 1974

Place of birth

Vilnius, Lithuania

Education

 

1998

MA in Economics, Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University

1996

BA in Business Administration and Management, Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University

1992

Secondary School No 7 (currently Žirmūnų gimnazija (high school)) in Vilnius, graduation with silver medal

Work experience

 

2014–2016

President of the Council, Vilnius University

2013–2016

Member of the Board, Bank of Lithuania

2013–2016

Lecturer, Institute of International Relations and Political Science and Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University

2009–2012

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

2004–2009

Undersecretary and Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance

1997–2004

Chief Economist, Tax Division, Fiscal Policy Department; Head, Indirect Taxation Division; Director, Taxation Department, Ministry of Finance

Political career

 

 

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat Political Group of the Seimas

11 December 2020

Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania

2020–2024

Member of the Seimas (13th legislative term)

Elected in Antakalnis single-member constituency; led the electoral list of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

2019

Candidate for the President of the Republic of Lithuania

2016–2020

Member of the Seimas (12th legislative term)

Elected in Antakalnis single-member constituency, nominated by the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Chair, Committee on Audit

Member, Committee on European Affairs

Member, Anticorruption Commission (2016–2019)

Member, Commission for the Rights of People with Disabilities (2017–2020)

Miscellaneous

 

Awards: Cross of Officer of the Order of Vytautas the Great (2015); Clear Wave award For transparent and responsible activities (2012)

Participation in trainings held by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Union institutions, etc.

Publications: articles on a range of themes in economics

Hobbies: books, music, dogs

Foreign languages:

English, Russian, Polish, basic Swedish

Family: single, no children

Last updated: 02-02-2021