Lithuanian Member Committee

Website: http://www.wec.lt

WEC Lithuania unites the Lithuanian Electricity Association; Lithuanian District Heating Association; Lithuanian Nuclear Energetics Association; Lithuanian Biomass Energy Association LITBIOMA; Lithuanian Energy Consultants Association; The National Association of the Electrical Engineering Business (NETA); Lithuanian Hydropower Association; and the Lithuanian Electricity Producers’ association. WEC Lithuania seeks to unite forces to effectively manage and rationally develop a national energy sector – to supply energy with the most favorable conditions, without compromising future generations to meet national needs in this area, and to represent the interests of the Lithuanian energy sector in the world.

Chair: Rymantas Juozaitis

Chair

Rymantas Juozaitis is currently Chairman of Lithuanian Member Committee of the World Energy Council. He has recently assumed the government role of Chairman of the Board of Visagino Atominė Elektrinė (Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant or VAE). He graduated from Kaunas Technical University and got a diploma in thermal power engineering. From 1976 to 1977 he worked as an engineer adjustor in the Board of Gas Facilities Adjustment. From 1977 to 1997 he held various engineering and management roles in a division of Kaunas Thermal Network Construction, including a director of a power plant branch. In 1997 he was appointed as a deputy director general of a newly established company, “Kauno Energija” SPAB. In 2000 he was offered a position of director general of “Kaunas Energija” AB. Since 2002 he has been working as general director of “Lietuvos Energija” AB. He was appointed CEO and Chairman of management board of LEO.LT in 2008. Rymantas Juozaitis was a Member of Steering Committee of Baltic Ring Study, member of the Board of Directors of EURELECTRIC), and a Member of Council of the Lithuanian Energy Institute.

Secretary: Gintaras Adzgauskas

Secretary

Gintaras Adzgauskas has been the Secretary of the Lithuanian Member Committee of the World Energy Council since 2001. In 1989 he graduated Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Energy Engineering with an Electrical Engineering diploma. He then worked at the Kruonis Pumped Storage Power Plant as a Power plant shift chief and Electrical engineer-designer of the technical department. He has held roles as an Energy Specialist at AB “Empower,” an energy engineering company, and as the Assistant to the Chairman of the Management Board at LEO.LT, head of “Lietuvos energija” AB Strategy Division. He worked in the Lithuanian Electricity Association since 2003, acting as Adviser to the President before becoming President himself. He has also, more recently, worked as a specialist energy expert. He was a member of the Board of Directors of EURELECTRIC. Mr Adzgauskas has recently been appointed as Adviser to the Speaker of the Parliament for Lithuania.