Zivile Krisciune

Trade and Investment Commissioner, Vilnius

Zivile Krisciune profile photo

Zivile is Australia's Trade and Investment Commissioner to Lithuania. She focuses on identifying and facilitating investment and research and development collaboration opportunities in Australia for Lithuanian companies. Her focus is on innovation driven sectors such as biotech, digital and clean technologies, as well as defence.

Zivile has over 20 years of experience in both the public sector and non-governmental organisations. She has held executive positions at the Ministry of Economy of Lithuania. It's here that she worked for 10 years developing and implementing national strategies to foster entrepreneurship and support small and medium companies.

Zivile has also worked as an economic counselor at the Lithuanian Embassy in France and later, as a Director of French - Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce.

Zivile holds a Master's degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University (USA), and an Executive MBA from the ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania).