Vitas Vasiliauskas

Chairman of the Board, Bank of Lithuania

Dr Vitas Vasiliauskas is Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania and a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. Prior to his appointment at the Bank of Lithuania, he worked as a lawyer (specialisation – financial law) and was an associated partner at the law firm LAWIN Lideika, Petrauskas, Valiūnas ir partneriai. Having worked as Director of the Tax Department at the Ministry of Finance, he was later appointed Vice Minister of Finance. During his time at the Ministry of Finance he led the accession negotiations with the EU on the Taxation chapter and the signing of the ERM II Treaty.