Viktor USPASKICH : Curriculum vitae 

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Curriculum vitae (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)  
Updated: 03/03/2015 

Education (qualifications and diplomas) 

  • 1965-1976 : Urdoma Secondary School (Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia)
  • 1979-1981 : Ufa Welding School (Russia)
  • 1987-1993 : Distance learning, Georgi Plekhanov Academy (Moscow, Russia), economist
  • 1997-1999 : Kaunas University of Technology, master's degree in economics
  • 2000-... : Doctor's degree awarded by Kaunas University of Technology

Professional career 

  • 1976-1979 : Team leader and foreman in the 'Northern Lights' pipeline building project
  • 1979-1985 : Electric welder and team leader, Special Unit No 1, Soviet welding and assembly group in the Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • 1985-1986 : Pipeline building in the Panevėžys region, assignment in Finland, specialist
  • 1987-1990 : Electric welder at the 'Kauno mechanizuota kolona' company
  • 1990-1993 : Founder of the 'Efektas' company, electric welder
  • 1993-1996 : Director of the 'Vikonda' company
  • 1996-2000 : Vikonda Group chairman
  • 2004-2005 : Lithuanian Minister of Economy

Political career 

Offices held in a political party or national trade union  
  • 2003-2006 : Founder and Chair of the Labour Party ('Darbo partija')
  • 2007-2013 : Chair of the Labour Party
  • 2013-... : Honorary Chair of the Labour Party
Offices held in local government bodies  
  • 2007 : Elected to Kėdainiai District Council (resigned his seat)
  • 2011 : Elected to Vilnius City Council (resigned his seat)
Offices held in a national parliament  
  • 2000-2004 : Member of the Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament), member and Chair of the Committee on Economics, member of the Seimas delegation to the EU-Lithuania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 2004-2005 : Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics
  • 2008-2009 : Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics, member of the Seimas delegation to the Assembly of members of the Lithuanian Seimas, the Polish Sejm and Senate, and the Verkhovna Rada (Supreme Council, i.e. Parliament) of Ukraine
  • 2012-2014 : Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics, spokesman for the Labour Party Group
Offices held in a national government  
  • 2004-2005 : Lithuanian Minister of Economy
Offices held in the EU institutions  
  • 2009-2012 : Member of the European Parliament, member of the Committee on Regional Development, substitute member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Other activities 

  • 1997-2003 : President of the Lithuanian employers' organisation

Honours 

  • Order of St Vladimir, Order of St Daniel, St Nicholas statuette, 'Santarvės' fund award winner

Contact 

  • Bruxelles 

    Parlement européen
    Bât. WILLY BRANDT
    06M031
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
     
  • Strasbourg 

    Parlement européen
    Bât. WINSTON CHURCHILL
    M02034
    1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex
     
  • Postal address 

    European Parliament
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    Willy Brandt 06M031
    1047 Brussels
     
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