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Klemensas Rimšelis

Member at the Board of the Research Council of Lithuania since 2019

Graduated from Kaunas Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Mechanics in 1982 as a precision mechanical engineer. 1982 to 1984 worked at the Electromechanics Factory Elektra in Kaunas as automatic production line engineer-technologist. 1984 to 1990 – research fellow at the Research Centre of Kaunas Polytechnic Institute Vibrotechnika.

Co-author of 11 inventions, 3 of which received gold medals in the international exhibition of inventions Expo-85.

1990 to 1992, 1995 to 1997 and March to November 2000 – Member at Kaunas City Municipality Council. 1990 to 1992 – Secretary of the Presidium of Kaunas City Municipality Council, 1992 to 1995 – Vice-Chair of Kaunas City Municipality Council, 1995 to 1997 – Member at Kaunas City Municipality Council, Chair of the Committee for City Development. 1994 to 1997 – Head of Delegation of the Municipalities of the Republic of Lithuania at the Congress of Local and Regional European Authorities at the European Council, and a member of work groups and standing committee at this Congress.

Internship in the USA in 1993, the Netherlands in 1994, and the USA in 1997.

1997 to 2000 – Deputy Director at AB Urmas. 2000 to 2004 – Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. 2000 to 2001 – Chair of the Seimas Committee on State Administration and Local Authorities, then Vice-Chair. 2004 to 2010 – Executive Secretary at the Lithuanian Liberal and Centre Union. 2010 to 2014 – Director-General at the Department of Physical Education and Sports under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.

Since 2015, Director at the Service of Technological Security of State Documents under the Ministry of Finance.