Jurgita Siugzdiniene (born 1972) has 15 years of experience working in the area of public management reform, specifically focusing on strategic management, civil service reform, education management and governance effectiveness issues. Ms. Jurgita Siugzdiniene worked as a public administration and local governance Advisor in the Bratislava Regional Centre of United Nations Development Programme. She has broad consulting experience in different areas of public administration reform across the region, including Kosovo, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and others. Starting from 2009 until 2012 she was serving the Prime Minister of Lithuania in the position of Head of Strategic Management Department and as First Vice Chancellor of the Prime Minister of Lithuania. She was coordinating the process of implementation of Government Priorities, development of national progress strategy “Lietuva 2030”, as well as an overall system of strategic planning and budgeting. She was Chairwoman of the Sunset Commission of the Government of Lithuania (the Public Management Improvement Commission). Since 2008, she holds a position of Associated Professor at Kaunas University of Technology Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Department of Public Administration. Since 21 September 2015 she holds a position of Vice Rector for Studies of Kaunas University of Technology, later in 2017 – rector Ad Interim of Kaunas University of Technology. At the moment she is advisor to the Rector on Education.