H.E. Erika Kuročkina
Vice Minister of the Economy and Innovation at Lithuania

Profile

H.E. Erika Kuročkina is Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania, responsible for the defense industry and innovation, digital policy, innovation in the public sector and public procurement policy. She took up her duties from April 2023. Before taking up the position of Vice-Minister, she served Adviser to the Minister of the Economy and Innovation and was engaged with building an open data ecosystem in the public sector; also, she was a Government team member working on changing the legal approach towards private and public data centres, the use of the cloud technology and the creation of the Digital embassy; she also worked with initiating the digital entrepreneurship programme.

Before joining the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation, H.E. Erika Kuročkina worked as Chief Official of the Finance Department at the Vilnius City Municipality Administration and was engaged in international activities with various EU projects. In 2014, she obtained an MA in Public Policy Analysis from the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University; in 2012, she received a BA in Political Science from the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Learning Revolution – Rebooting Future Education

    1:30pm