Justina Bieliauskaite is the Projects Director at the European DIGITAL SME Alliance – Europe’s first and largest ICT SMEs association. In her current position, Justina is leading DIGITAL SME’s participation in the EU-funded projects and initiatives. Under Justina’s supervision, DIGITAL SME is currently involved in some of the EC’s flagship skills initiatives, inlcuding: European Digital Skills and Jobs Platform, Blockchain Skills Alliance (CHAISE), Digital SkillUp, AI researchers’ training (CISC) and others.
In addition, Justina is leading DIGITAL SME’s expert working groups on digital skills, competence centers and social policies (WG SKILLS).

Prior to joining DIGITAL SME, Justina has worked as the EU projects manager in different European and national organisations. Justina holds a Master of Science degree in International Relations from Leiden University (The Netherlands), as well as MA (cum Laude) in Regional Studies from Vilnius University (Lithuania).