CEPIS (the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies) are pleased to inform you that their Board agreed unanimously to appoint Ms Austeja Trinkunaite as CEPIS Secretary General.
Austeja has been working for ECDL Foundation in Brussels for the past three years. As European Policy and Communications Manager she has developed and maintained contacts with key policy stakeholders such as DG Grow, DG Connect, DG Employment and DG Education of the European Commission. She has demonstrated great competence in policy work, including the drafting of policy documents and position papers. Many members will have appreciated Austeja’s presentations at ECDL Foundation Annual Forums and external events.
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In the role of Secretary General, Austeja will lead the CEPIS Secretariat under the guidance and supervision of the CEPIS President and the CEPIS Board. She will be responsible for the implementation of CEPIS mission and strategy. A key priority will be to increase the visibility of CEPIS and to develop and maintain strong relationships with the European Commission and other stakeholders in Brussels who are active in the policy areas of interest to CEPIS and its Members. In addition, Austeja will endeavour to enhance CEPIS Member Engagement, particularly focused on the exchange of Best Practice among Members, and to increase the value of Member-to-Member relationships.
CEPIS welcomes Austeja to the community and wish her well in this new role.