Viktorija Rusinaite

Viktorija Rusinaite, PhD, is the Head of the European Security Program at Vilnius Institute for Policy Analysis and curator of the annual foreign policy and security conference “Vilnius Consultations.” Her research is focused on regime transition in Central and Eastern Europe, with specific focus on issues of security and foreign policy in Lithuania, Belarus and Russia. During her career she has worked as a consultant for private policy analysis firms and consulted clients including European Commission, Forum Syd and ministries in Lithuania. She received her education in Vytautas Magnus University and University of Bologna and is fluent in Lithuanian, English and Russian.