Senior Policy Advisor
Ieva Baršauskaitė is a senior policy advisor at the International Institute of Sustainable Development working on sustainable trade issues.
During her 15-year diplomatic career at the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ieva has worked on a broad range of issues related to the international economy, trade, sustainability, the environment, and energy. She has represented the Government of Lithuania as Deputy Permanent Representative at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and served as the chairperson of the WTO Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Duties. She has also served as a representative at the United Nations, European Union, and as Vice-Chairperson of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Joint Working Party on Trade and the Environment. She has participated in international negotiations and provided her advice to domestic and international policy-makers on issues related to foreign policy, trade, and sustainability.
Ieva has a master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy as well as a bachelor’s degree in political science from Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania).