Minister of Energy
Republic of Lithuania
Mr. Vaičiūnas professional experience in the Ministry of Energy of Lithuania continues already for a decade – he has been serving in different roles, e. g. energy representative of Lithuania to the EU, adviser to the Minister and Vice-Minister. During his career Mr. Vaičiūnas focused on the fields of energy security and energy market integration. Mr. Vaičiūnas has put considerable efforts into successful accomplishment of such game changing energy projects like floating LNG terminal and electricity interconnections with Poland and Sweden.
Today Minister’s priorities include desynchronization of Baltic States electricity system from Russia and Belarus and synchronizing it with the EU, development of regional natural gas market, with focus on small scale LNG operations, and promoting of decentralized renewable energy production.