VU TSPMI

doc. dr. Vitalio Nakrosiaus asmenine svetaine

CV

Family Name: NAKROSIS

First names: VITALIS

Date of birth: 25 01 1975

Country of origin, residence: Lithuanian

Civil status: Married

E-mail: vitalis.nakrosis@tspmi.vu.lt

Education:

Institution

Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Date

From 01/2000 to 02/2004

Degree obtained

PhD

PhD thesis

Lithuanian Adaptation to European Integration: Regional Development and Cohesion

Institution

European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, London University

Date

From 10/97 to 09/98

Degree obtained

MSc in Political Economy of Transition with distinction

Courses and papers

Political Economy of Transition (the core course)

Socio-economic Cohesion Policies in the EU

The EU: Government, Law and Policy

Comparative Public Administration

Dissertation

Assessing Administrative Capacity to Manage European Affairs: the Case of the CEECs (with distinction)

Institution

Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Date

From 09/93 to 06/97

Degree obtained

Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Dissertation

Lithuanian Industrial Policy in Transition

Institution

University of Wales Swansea

Date

From 10/94 to 04/95

Courses and papers

International Politics of the EU

Germany and Europe in the 20th Century

World Politics

Certificate obtained

Certificates in International Politics of the EU, German Politics and Policy, World Politics

 
Training history and main certificates
SPSS Certificate of Completion, training in correlation and regression analysis, May 2008
Certificate of the Common Assessment Framework from the CAF Training Event at the European Institute of Public Administration, November 2007
Participation in the EPAN/ECPR summer school “Europeanisation, Institutional Analysis and Public Administration“ organised by the Leiden University, August 2002
Participation in the curriculum development session “Politics and Political Economy in Post-Communist Countries” organised by the CRC (Curriculum Resource Centre), February 2001
Participation in the EU training programme organised by the Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft in co-operation with the Lithuanian Institute of Public Administration, Certificate of EU Trainer, September 1998 – November 1999
Participation in the EuroFaculty’s courses on Public Administration and Policy, Certificates in Public Administration, Public Policy and Political Science, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1995-1996
 
Current employment

Date

From 09/98 to present

Institution

Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Location

Vilnius, Lithuania

Position

Associate professor in Public Administration and Public Policy

Date

From 02/03 to present

Institution

Public Policy and Management Institute (a public non-profit institution)

Location

Vilnius, Lithuania

Position

Programme manager, partner

Main research, policy analysis and evaluation experience

Member of the Steering Committee, the COST ISO601 action „Comparative Research into Current Trends in Public Sector Organization“ (CRIPO), from November 2007
Expert for the SIGMA-OECD project on civil service developments in East Central Europe since the 2004 EU Enlargement, from September 2007 
Fellow in the LGI project “Assessing the New Public Management reforms in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union“, from 2006 to 2007
Policy analyst in the research project “Impact Assessment in Lithuania: Experience and Challenges” funded by the OSF (in Lithuania) and implemented by the Lithuanian Association of Political Science, from April 2004 to September 2005
Local evaluator in the evaluation project “Ex-Post Evaluation of ACCESS 1999 Programme” implemented by the Public Policy and Management Institute (Lithuania), December 2002 – September 2003
Local evaluator in the evaluation project “PHARE Country Ex-Post Evaluation and Capacity Building” implemented by PLS RAMBOLL (Denmark) and EUREVAL-CE3 (France), April 2002 – March 2003
Expert in the research project “Lithuania’s Capacity to Absorb the EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund” funded by the European Committee under the Government of Lithuania, February 2002 – June 2002
Policy analyst in the research project “Implementation Stage of the Public Policy Process in Lithuania: Analysis of the Missing Link and Policy Recommendations” funded by the OSF Public Policy Programme (in Lithuania) and implemented by the Lithuanian Association of Political Science, May 2001 – May 2002
Project leader in the research project “Evaluation of Effects of the EU Regional Policy on Lithuania’s Public Administration” funded by the OSF Public Policy Programme (Lithuania), May 2001 – May 2002
Expert in the research project “Capital Investment Funding in Lithuania”, funded by the LGI, September 2001 – May 2002
Evaluator in the project “Analysis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Lithuania) and implemented by the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, November 2001 - January 2002
Involvement in the Public Management Textbook project managed by the NISPAcee and funded by the LGI, responsible for the case study “Evolution of Administrative Accountability: the Lithuanian Case”, February 2001 – June 2001
Involvement in the joint research project of the US Creighton University and the Institute of International Relations and Political Science “Democratic Consolidation in Lithuania”, responsible for the article “The Lithuanian Bureaucracy: A Useable State Bureaucracy?”, 2000
Policy analyst responsible for the analysis of Lithuania’s Administrative Capacity to Apply the Acquis funded by the European Committee under the Government of Lithuania, May 1999 – July 1999
Research fellow in the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, responsible for the article “Assessing Governmental Capabilities to Manage European Affairs: the Lithuanian Case”, January 1999 – April 1999
 
Main teaching and training experience
 
Lecturer in Public Administration and Policy in the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, responsible for the delivery of Public Administration and Public Policy courses for the Master’s programme on Public Administration (Comparative Public Administration, Public Choice Theories, New Public Management Theory and Doctrine, EU Public Policies, Administrative Reform) since September 1998 to present
Trainer in Strategic Management and EU Regional Policy in the Lithuanian Institute of Public Administration, Vilnius, Lithuania, since January 2000 to present. Involvement in the CPT Training on EU Regional Policy in Zagreb, Croatia implemented by PLS RAMBOLL (Denmark) in February 2002
Author and moderator of the distance learning course “The EU Regional Policy and Strategic Management of the EU Funds” under the PHARE project “Development of Distance Vocational Learning System in Kaipėda-Tauragė Target Region”, since February 2003
CEP’s (Civic Education Project) Eastern Scholar in the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius, Lithuania, responsible for the carriculum design and development of teaching material, August 1998 – January 1999 and August 1999 – January 2001.
EuroFaculty’s Teaching Associate in the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius, Lithuania, responsible for the carriculum design and development of teaching material, September 1998 – January 1999 and September 2000 – June 2001.
Trainer in EU Regional Policy in the European Integration Studies Centre and in Public Administration in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, since January 2001
 
Project experience (list of selected projects):

Date from – Date to

Location

Company

Position

Description

From December 2007

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Assistance to the European Commission in organising the monitoring and reporting of the Progress programme, expert

Participation in preparing an intervention logic

From February 2008

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Study of available information for the ex-post ESF evaluation, project expert

Collection and assessment of available information about the ESF assistance in Lithuania

From January 2008

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Technical assistance to the Managing Authority, evaluation expert

Technical assistance in the area of evaluation and horizontal priorities

July 2007 – August 2007

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Monitoring the introduction of quality management in public administration institutions, team leader

Survey of public administration institutions in quality management

August 2007 – December 2007

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Improving result-based management, key expert

Project description and application form

July 2007 – January 2008

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Lithuania’s participation in providing the EU Twinning assistance, team leader

Evaluation of Lithuania’s participation in the EU Twinning programme

July 2007 – January 2008

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Implementation of horizontal priorities financed from the EU structural funds, team leader

Evaluation of four horizontal priorities (sustainable development, regional development, equal opportunities, information society)

July 2007 – October 2007

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Ex-post evaluation of the 2006 Lithuanian budget programmes, key expert

Evaluation of the budget programmes of three Lithuanian ministries

January 2007 – to present

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Evaluation of the European Year of Workers’ Mobility, evaluation expert

Evaluation of the mobility programme

January 2007 – to present

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Research of participation in the EU research programmes, project leader

Project co-ordination, analysis of problems and measures

April 2005 – April 2007

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Technical assistance to the Managing Authority, key expert

Technical assistance to programming and programme evaluation

February 2006 – to present

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Team Leader, key expert in the project “Interim Evaluation of European Union (EU) Funded Programmes (2006-2007)”

Interim evaluation of Phare assistance (sectoral and country summary reports)

March 2006 – May 2006

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Project of research and evaluation (with the Ministry of Education and Science), project leader

Project co-ordination, evaluation of the EU structural funds in the area of research and development, evaluation of indicators

October 2004 – April 2005

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Project leader in the research project „Increasing awareness about the use of PPP (public and private partnership) in the management of the EU structural funds in Lithuania“

Organisation, execution and presentation of research

October 2004 – January 2005

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Team leader of impact assessments „Capacity to absorb the 2007-2013 EU structural funds support” and „Impact assessment of the draft 2007-2013 EU structural funds regulations”

Organisation, execution and presentation of research

October 2004 – April 2006

October 2003 to June 2004

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Team Leader in the projects “Interim evaluation of the EU support programmes” (PHARE/Transition Facility) and “Technical Assistance for National Aid Coordinator (NAC): Evaluation of EU-funded measures”

Interim evaluation of Phare assistance (sectoral and country summary reports), technical assistance on evaluation and monitoring, training

June 2004 – to June 2005

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Phare SPP III technical assistance project

Preparation and delivery of training (in the area of direct and indirect business support, research and development as well as training)

January 2004 to March 2004

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Expert in the Phare project “Technical Assistance for the Support to Business Development”

Preparation and delivery of training to potential applicants of the Phare 2002 ESC grant schemes

November 2003 to present

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Expert in the Phare project “Institutional Support and Project Pipeline Development for Adaptability, Skills and Social Inclusion Grant Scheme”

Evaluation of the Phare ESC 2000 and 2001 grant schemes in Lithuania

July 2003 to September 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Expert in the project on the assessment of regional development plans in Lithuania

Ex–ante assessment of regional development plans prepared by the county administrations

January 2003 to August 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

Klaipėda Labour Market Training Centre

Development of Distance Vocational Learning System in Klaipėda-Tauragė target region

Author and moderator of the distance learning course “The EU Regional Policy and Strategic Management of EU Funds”

December 2002 to September 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

Public Policy and Management Institute

Local evaluator in the project “Ex-post Evaluation of the ACCESS 1999 Programme in Lithuania”

Ex-post evaluation of the 1999 ACCESS programme (assistance to NGOs)

December 2002 to July 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

GDSI, Ireland

Local expert in the TA project for the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Social Security and Labour

Preparation of grant scheme documentation for the PHARE ESC 2002 in the area of business and tourism development

April 2002 to March 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

PLS RAMBOLL, Denmark

Local expert in the project “PHARE Country Ex-Post Evaluation and Capacity Building”

Ex-post evaluation of administrative-legislative and socio-economic impacts of the PHARE 1997 and 1998 programmes in Lithuania

June 2000 to March 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania

National Regional Development Agency

Local expert in PHARE projects “Reinforcement of Institutional and Administrative Capacity” (June 2000 – June 2001), “SPF Secretariat” (January 2002 - September 2003), “Facilitating Implementation of PHARE 2000 ESC in Marijampole County” (March 2002 – March 2003)

Assessment of training needs, organisation of training events, preparation of training material, delivery of training on the preparation and implementation of PHARE projects in the area of business and human resource development, provision of information and advisory services for grant applicants and recipients

June 2001 to July 2001; January 2002 to February 2002; August 2003 to September 2003

Vilnius, Lithuania; Zagreb, Croatia; Riga, Latvia

PLS RAMBOLL, Denmark

Trainer on Project Cycle Management in “CPT Summer School 2001” (Lithuania), on the EU Regional Policy in the project “Continuous Professional Training in European integration topics” (Croatia), on the EU Regional Policy and Project Cycle Management in the project “Continuous Professional Training - Phase 5” (Latvia)

Design and delivery of training on the EU Regional Policy and Project Cycle Management for to-be-trainers and trainees

May 2000 to September 2001

Vilnius, Lithuania

IMI International, Ireland

Local expert, Special Preparatory Programme for the Structural Funds, Technical Assistance

Measure 2 of the SPP TA programme (assistance to the preparation of the NDP)

June 1999 to October 1999

Vilnius, Lithuania

West Midlands Enterprise, the UK

Local expert, PHARE project "Institution Strengthening to Support an Integrated Structural and Cohesion Funds Type Development Programme”

Assistance to the preparation of the NDP

Selected publications

Measuring Systemic Performance of the Lithuanian Government. Paper for the COST ISO601 action „Comparative Research into Current Trends in Public Sector Organization“ (CRIPO). May 2008. (unpublished)

“Breaking it through: from absorption to strategic delivery of the EU Cohesion policy in Lithuania”. D. Marek and M. Baun (eds) EU Regional Policy after Enlargement. Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

“The Reform of Performance Management in Lithuania: Towards Result-Based Management”. New Public Management in Russia and Former Soviet Republics: Mixes, Matches and Mistakes (ed. B. G. Peters). Open Society Institute, forthcoming.

What, how and why are we evaluating? Short guide about the evaluation of the EU financed programmes. The Lithuanian Ministry of Finance, 2007. (in Lithuanian) (co-author)

„Why the European Union‘s Open Method of Co-ordination is Effective: weak by its origin or inadequately applied in Lithuania?“. Politologija. 2007, 3. (in Lithuanian) (co-author)

„Implementation of the EU Lisbon Strategy in Lithuania: lost between Vilnius and Brussels?“. Politologija. 2007, 3. (in Lithuanian) (co-author)

P. Goldschmidt, M. Darulova, T. Niculescu and A. Stemberger (eds) Reference Guide to Horizontal Co-ordination. NISPAcee, 2005. (author of the Lithuanian input)

What is the value of public policy? Public policy evaluation in Lithuania and the EU. Eugrimas, 2005. (in Lithuanian) (co-author)

„The Capacities of New Member States to Manage EU Funds: From Absorbtion to Value Added“. G. Jenei, A. Barabashev, F. van der Berg (eds) Institutional Requirements and Problem Solving in the Public Administrations of the Enlarged European Union and its Neighbours. Bratislava: NISPAcee, 2005.

„Public Administration“. A. Krupavičius, A. Lukošaitis (ed.) Lithuanian political system: set-up and development. Poligrafija ir informatika, 2004. (in Lithuanian)

Lithuania’s Adaptation to the EU Cohesion Policy: Institutional and Policy Change. PhD dissertation. Vilnius, 2004. (in Lithuanian)

EU Regional Policy and the Management of the Structural Funds. Eugrimas, 2003. (in Lithuanian)

“Managing EU Funds in the Candidate Countries: Administrative Organization and Resource Distribution” in Funck, B., Pizatti, L. (eds) European Integration, Regional Policy and Growth. The World Bank, 2003.

“Implementation of public policy in Lithuania: Europeanization through the ‘weakest link’”. Cabada, L. (ed) Contemporary Questions of Central European Politics. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Praha, 2002. (co-author)

“Evolution of Administrative Accountability: the Lithuanian Case”, in J. Nemec, G. Wrigth and R. J. Stillman (eds) Public Management in the Central and Eastern European Transition: Concepts and Cases, 2002.

Assessing the Effects of the EU Regional Policy on Lithuanian Public Administration. National Regional Development Agency, Vilnius, 2002. (in Lithuanian) (co-author)

“Adapting to EU Transfers: the Case of Lithuania”, EU Structural Support: Its Macroeconomic and Distributional Effects and Social Environment, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2001.

“The Lithuanian Bureaucracy: A Useable State Bureaucracy?”, Journal of Baltic Studies, Vol. XXXII, No. 2, 2001.

“Lithuanian Administrative and Political Adaptation towards the EU”, Lithuanian Political Science Yearbook, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius, 2000.

“Assessing Governmental Capabilities to Manage European Affairs: the Lithuanian Case”, EUI Robert Schuman Centre Working Paper, No. 2000/58, Florence, 2000.

Language skills (Mark 1 “Notions” to 5 “Excellent”)

Language

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Lithuanian

Mother tongue

Mother tongue

Mother tongue

English

5

4

5

Russian

5

3

3

German

4

1

2

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Council of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science. Since 2007. Member of the Lithuanian Association of Political Science. Member of the Council since 2001-2006
Member of the European Union Studies Association in 2001, 2003-2004
 
Other personal skills
 
Computer literacy: Microsoft Windows, MS Office, MS Project, Internet browsers and e-mail software
Driver’s license

Main awards and scholarships

Holder of the EuroFaculty PhD scholarship (2003)
Co-winner of the Lithuanian Association of Political Science’s award for the best political science publication in 2002 (2002)
Holder of the British Council Chevening Scholarship (1997-1998)
Holder of the TEMPUS scholarship (1995-1996)
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