Giedrius Surplys

 Giedrius Surplys
 Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania
 as of 15 May 2018

Date and place of birth

26 May 1980, Plungė

Education

 

2003–2004 

University of Birmingham (United Kingdom), Master of International  Studies (diplomacy)

2002–2004 

Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science,  Master of European Studies

1998–2002

Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science,  Bachelor of Political Sciences

Career

 

3 January 2017 – 14 May 2018

Vice Minister of the Interior

2005–2016 

Public Institution Joint Technical Secretariat, Senior Communication Manager

2012–2015 

Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Consultant

2009–2012 

Public Institution Morkus, Director

2009

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Adviser to the Minister

2005–2008

General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, lecturer

2003 

UAB Lietuvos Žinios, world news correspondent

Social and political activity

Member of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union

Other information

 

Family status

Married, with two sons and a daughter

Interests

Chess, music, films, literature, travelling, martial arts

Foreign languages

English, Russian

 

Last updated: 21-05-2018