Date and Place of Birth March 1, 1956 in a worker’s family in Vilnius Family Single Professional Qualifications Economist, graduated A. Zhdanov University (Leningrad, Russia) in 1983 as lecturer of political economy Ph.D. thesis defended at Moscow Academy of Public Sciences in 1988; an academic degree of Doctor of Social Sciences granted by the Council of the Academy of Sciences of Lithuania in 1993 A special program for senior executives at Georgetown University (Washington DC) in 1991 Political, Public, Professional, and Cultural Engagement Head of Agriculture Division, lecturer at Department of Political Economy in Vilnius High Party School, 1983–1990 Secretary for Science at the Institute of Economics, 1990–1991 Program Director at the Government Office, 1991. The same year, she was appointed Director of the European Department at the Ministry of International Economic Relations Director of the Economic Relations Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1993 Appointed Extraordinary Envoy and Plenipotentiary Minister at the Lithuanian Mission to the EU, 1994 Plenipotentiary Minister at the Lithuanian Embassy in the USA, 1996–1999 Vice Minister of Finance in Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius’ Office, 1999 Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2000 Minister of Finance in Prime Minister Algirdas Brazauskas’ Office, 2001 The Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas, 2003 Nominated by the Republic of Lithuania to the European Commission where she was appointed Commissioner for Financial Programming and the Budget, 2004 Named the Commissioner of the Year for her “unrelenting efforts to shift EU spending towards areas that would enhance competitiveness such as research and development”, 2005 Elected President of the Republic of Lithuania in the first round on May 17, 2009 Party Membership Member of the Lithuanian Communist Party, 1979–1988 Nonparty since 1990 President of the Republic of Lithuania July 12, 2009 – July 12, 2019 (served 2 terms) After Term of Office She does not participate in any active political activities, but remains an observer and commentator of the political field From 2020 onwards heads the United Nations (UN) commission preparing recommendations on international financial reporting, transparency and fairness  

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