Secretary General, IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE)

Austeja Trinkunaite is Secretary General at ITPE – a network of stakeholders committed to the advancement of IT professionalism. Austeja coordinates and supports ITPE expert groups on Digital Competence and Professional Ethics, which provide networking and best practice exchange opportunities for members. Austeja is also leading CEPIS, the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies, a non-profit organisation representing national associations of IT professionals across 29 countries.

Austeja‘s previous roles include European Policy and Communication Manager at ICDL Foundation and Researcher at the Public Policy and Management Institute. She also worked on the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and the EU coding initiatives at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CNECT).