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Speaker detail

  • Valdas Vitkauskas
  • Associate Director, Senior Banker
  • European Bank For Reconstruction and Development, United Kingdom

• Over 20 years experience in finance and banking
• Managed the re-activation of EBRD operations in Belarus as Head of RO in 2007-2012
• Serving on Boards of Commercial banks in EU and Eastern Neighbourhood
• Lead a number of SME focused EBRD and donor blended products, e.g. Sustainable Energy Financing in Western Balkans in 2012-2013; Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement Facility for Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova in 2014-2016
• Responsible for specific cases of selling or restructuring EBRD investments in banks in Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova from 2013 onwards
• EBRD Financial Institutions Business Leader for Moldova and Belarus 2015 to present
• Managing several special initiatives at the EBRD, one of which is exploring ways for utilising IT solutions for enhancing financial services to MSMEs across all EBRD countries of operations
• Education: MA from SMU in Dallas, TX, USA in 1995 and BA from Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1993