Statistics Lithuania has a new Director General

By the resolution of the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Jūratė Petrauskienė has been appointed the Director General of Statistics Lithuania.

“Statistics Lithuania has recently celebrated its centenary. The new Director General will have to ensure that Statistics Lithuania is a reliable organization that corresponds to the international standards and is responsive to innovation and global trends. We particularly hope for strong leadership of Statistics Lithuania in use of administrative data, ensuring of quality and strengthening of cooperation between organizations” – the Prime Minister said.

Successful cooperation with international organizations (Eurostat, OECD, etc.) is expected to continue. It is appropriate to strive for closer cooperation with other state institutions and scientific partners by providing consultations and detailed information on statistics and methodology. Further upskilling of specialists working at Statistics Lithuania is needed to be continued.

Jūratė Petrauskienė has a PhD in Physical Sciences and has been Head of the Methodology and Quality Division of Statistics Lithuania.