Prof. Dr. Renaldas Gudauskas

Director General

Phone:
+370 5 239 7023

R.Gudauskas

Date of birth: 3 November 1957

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERT BACKGROUND; QUALIFICATIONS

2021–2024: member of the Executive Committee of UNESCO‘s International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH)
Since 2021: member of the Lithuanian Library Board
Since 2019: member of the Lithuanian Science Awards Commission
Since 2018: Deputy-Chairman of the Lithuanian Association for National Cultural and Art Establishments
Since 2018: Professor at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Since 2018: member of the Board of Bibliotheca Baltica
Since 2018: member of the Digital Agenda Council
Since 2017: member of the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO, Member of the Executive Committee
Since 2017: member of the Technical Committee LST TK 90 “Human Resource and Knowledge Management” of the Lithuanian Standards Board
Since 2016: expert at the European Science Foundation
Since 2015: member of the IFLA Management and Marketing Committee
2015–2018: member of the Advisory Board of the IFLA Genealogy and Local History Committee
2015–2017: member of the Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania
2014–2017: member of the Lithuanian Traditions and Heritage Commission of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania
2014–2016: member of the Strategic Interaction Committee of Libraries for Innovation 2
2014–2017: member of the Lithuanian Higher Education Board
Since 2014: representative of Lithuania at UNESCO‘s Information for All Programme, Council Member
Since 2014: Chairman of the National Committee for UNESCO‘s Information for All Programme
Since 2013: Professor at Mykolas Romeris University
Since 2013: member of the Council of the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium
Since 2012: member of the Board of the International Knowledge Management Professional Society (KMPro), USA
2012–2018: President of Bibliotheca Baltica
2012–2013: member of the European Library Board
2012–2020: Chairman of the Lithuanian Library Board
Since 2011: member of the Board of Think Tank LT VŠĮ
Since 2010: expert at the Lithuanian Research Council
Since 2010: member of the editorial board of the research journal Parlamento studijos
2010–2020: member of the editorial board of the research journal Informacijos mokslai of Vilnius University
2009–2013: expert at the European Science Foundation
2008–2018: member of the Board of HERITY International, Italy
Since 2008: Certified Knowledge Manager for the International Knowledge Management Professional Society (KMPro), USA
Since 2007: Associate Professor at the Information and Communication University of South Korea
2007–2010: Professor at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences
Since 2004: member of the Board/Assembly of MOST Think Tank
2002–2007: Professor at Vilnius University
1994–2007: Chief Editor of the research journal Informacijos mokslai of Vilnius University
1982–1985: a doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences at Saint Petersburg Sate Institute of Culture
1975–1980: a degree in Librarianship and Bibliography at Vilnius University‘s Faculty of History  

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since 2010: Director-General of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
2007–2010: Director of the Knowledge Management Centre of Social Communication Institute at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences
2003–2007: Director of the UNESCO International Knowledge Economy and Knowledge Management Centre at Vilnius University
2001–2006: member of the European Union Information Society Technology Committee, Head of the Lithuania delegation
2001–2005: Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania (information society and knowledge economy)
2000–2010: international business consulting and commercial training for businesses and governmental organisations
1998–2000: Vice-Minister for Information and Information Sciences at the Ministry of Public Administration Reforms and Local Authorities
1997–2007: Chairman of the Committee for Information, Information Sciences and Communication of the National UNESCO Commission
1997–1997: Chief Consultant for the USA and Baltic Foundation (public policy, public relations, lobbyism)
1996–1998: Information and Communication advisor to the President of the Republic of Lithuania
1991–2002: Dean of the Faculty of Communication at Vilnius University

AWARDS

On 15 February 2021, awarded the Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania in recognition of his merits to the Republic of Lithuania and promoting Lithuania internationally by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Lithuania 

COMPETENCES

Knowledge management, strategic management, crisis management, organisational culture, public relations, strategic communication, innovation management, management of change, commercial strategy, management of “the art of war”

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English, German, Russian

Last Updated: 5 March 2021