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    C U R R I C U L U M V I T A E thBorn 4 June 1951, Kaunas, Lithuania. Dr. VYGINTAS GRINIS Nationality Lithuanian. Extraordinary envoy and plenipotentiary


    Institute of Europe, Kaunas University

    of Technology

    Kęstučio 8, 44320 Kaunas, Lithuania

    Phone: +370 37 300140

    Fax: +370 37 300140 E-mail:


    ComplDegree / Training Name of Institution


    2007, Certificates in refresher courses ISM University of management and economy, 2006 management of alternates processes, non-profit non-governmental organization

    internal and external communication, Preparation of National projects, under assistance

    management of projects, moderation of Project BPD2004 ESF-2.20-02-05/0133

    discussions and meetings KAVAKOMPET

    2004 Certificate of the educational program EU Commission Directorate General for

    Features of the European public Development - TAIEX, non-profit non-

    procurement procedures governmental organization Kaunas Regional

    Development Agency

    2003 European Computer Driving License Non-profit non-governmental organization

    (ECDL) Institute of Information Technologies 1996 Diploma of one week Leadership training Vestfold Municipality, Norway 1995 Two months technical cooperation Agency for International Development of the

    program for CEE Business Professionals Government of the USA, conducted by the

    in the field of ”Business and Mississippi Consortium for International

    Management”, Certificates of Development, Jackson State University, MS, USA

    achievement and completion

    1994 One month International Visitor Program United States Information Agency, International

    “American Politics and the Election Visitor Program Bureau of Educational and

    Process”, Certificate of participation Cultural Affairs, Washington D.C., USA 1993 Two months Baltic Municipal Internship The US Baltic Foundation, Rochester City

    Program Certificate municipality, MN, USA

    1982 Doctor of Technological Sciences Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania 1979 Ten months training certificate Czech High Technical University, Prague,


    1974 Software engineer Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania 1969 Secondary school leaving certificate (type Secondary School No 8, Kaunas, Lithuania

    of school - mathematics, physics)


    Dates Name of Company Position

    since 2002 Kaunas City Municipality, Lithuania Head, Economic Development (present

    Development Programme Management)


    since 1999 Kaunas University of Technology, Associate Professor, Department of

    Lithuania European Studies, Institute of Europe 1998- 2001 Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ambassador Extraordinary and

    the Czech Republic and to the Republic Plenipotentiary

    of Hungary

    1995- 1998 Joint Stock Company ALNA, Vilnius Branch Director, Information Technologies 1995- 1999 Kaunas University of Technology Associate Professor, Public Administration


    1991- 1995 Kaunas City Council, Lithuania Chairman

    1983 -1991 Kaunas University of Technology Associate Professor, Computer Department 1979 -1983 Kaunas University of Technology Assistant, Computer Department 1974 -1979 Kaunas University of Technology Research Assistant, Lab. of Computer

    Added Design


    Author of over 70 articles on the problems of computer aided design, programming, modeling of bit-slice

    microprocessors systems, testing, public administration, IT systems in the state administration,

information society, management of the state and municipality owned property, management of public

    transport, business development, politics, foreign relations. Author of over 10 pedagogical instructional

    manuals on computing equipment and public administration. Diploma for the most valuable and best

    computer program in Lithuania, also awarded a diploma by the USSR Ministry of Higher and Technical

    Education for the best scientific work. Acted as a member of Government Committee to select a general

    contractor for a project on developing a national information infrastructure. Contributed to formulating

    municipal laws for the Republic of Lithuania. Participant of over 90 international conferences on local

    democracy, administration reform in Lithuania, influence of NGO’s, public and business administration, economic development in free market society, management of investments and structural funds,

    regional and municipal co-operation, promotion of democracy, European integration and regional policies,

    enlargement of EU, NATO, EU accession process, transformation in Central Europe, framework of the

    Stability Pact, Influence of NGO in the development of state, development of the democracy and

    businesses, innovations and new technologies, preparation and management of projects under EU

    Single Programming Document. In the Institute of Europe at KTU Master Program lectures “Process of European integration”. In Kaunas city municipality administration leading 4 projects (value over 20 mln.

    Lt) financed from EU Structural Funds. Participating in exhibitions of real estate and tourism where

    presenting city and state.


    Dates Name of Organisation Position since 1991 Lithuania - Czech Society, Vilnius, Lithuania Member 1992-1996 U.S. Baltic Foundation Municipal Training Centre Board, Lithuania Member 1992-1998 Kaunas Rotary Club, Lithuania Re-founder,

    Member 1993-1995 Union of the Baltic Cities Council, Kalmar, Sweden Member 1993-1996 Association of Hansa Cities Board, Lubeck, Germany Member 1993-1995 Democracy Project “Sweden - Lithuania” Board, Kalmar, Sweden Member 1994-1996 Working Group of Baltic Sea States Sub regional Cooperation, Member

    Kiel, Germany

    since 1995 Lithuanian Computer Society, Vilnius, Lithuania Member since 1995 “Child support” Fund, Lithuania Founder 1998-2001 Rotary Club “Prague-International”, Prague, Czech Republic Member since 1999 Horizons for Democracy Foundation, Wilmington, DE, USA Member re- 2002 Kaunas Rotary Club, Lithuania Treasure since 2003 Baltic Sea Tourism Commission, Norkoping, Sweden Auditor since 2004 Public Institution, science and technology park “Technopolis”, Member of the

    Kaunas, Lithuania board 2007-2008 Kaunas Rotary Club, Lithuania President since 2008 Lithuanian Rotary Committee Chairman of



    Foreign languages: fluent English, Czech and Russian, a working knowledge of Polish. Native

    language: Lithuanian. Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Power Point,

    Outlook, Photo Editor), Internet browsers, WWW pages design, administration of BackOffice Small

    Business Server, MS Win NT and Win 2000 Professional. Driver licence (A,B,C,D,T) - experience

    since 1969.


    Gold medal in Lithuanian championship of Rally,1976. I place award for best software program of

    Lithuania,1981. III level medal for best scientific studies in USSR, 1985. Citations of the Ministry of

    Culture of Lithuania - 1991 for the initiative and realization of program “Writer Vydunas returns to homeland”, 2008 for merits to commemorate 75 anniversary of the transatlantic flight of pilots

    Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas. Commemorative badge by the President of the Republic for

    personal contribution in the development of transatlantic relations of Lithuania and on the occasion of

    the invitation of the Republic of Lithuania to NATO, 2002. Medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of

    Lithuania to commemorate membership of Lithuania in EU and NATO, 2004.

5 October, 2008 Vygintas Grinis

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