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Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Commissioner of Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, European Commission

Full Biography

Virginijus Sinkevičius is the present Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries at the European Commission. Mr Sinkevičius was Minister of Economy from 2017 to 2019, and before he led the Committee of Economy at the Parliament of Lithuania. Mr. Sinkevičius was elected to the Parliament in October 2016. Prior, he was a Team Lead for Regulatory Affairs at Invest Lithuania. Mr. Sinkevičius holds BA in International Relations and Affairs from Aberystwyth University and Master‘s degree in European International Affairs from Maastricht University.