Bank of Lithuania
Simonas Krėpšta

Simonas Krėpšta

Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, 
Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank

Simonas Krėpšta started his professional career in one of Lithuania’s commercial banks in 2006. In 2008–2019, he worked at the Bank of Lithuania – having started his career there as Economist at the Financial Stability Division, he later held senior positions as Head of the Macroprudential Policy Division of the Financial Stability Department and Director of the Financial Stability Department. For the last couple of years, he chaired the Economic and Social Policy Group of the presidential office, which coordinates economic, financial, innovation, health and social policy issues. Simonas Krėpšta holds an International Executive MBA from the Baltic Management Institute (BMI) as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics (Finance and Banking) from Vytautas Magnus University. He also studied at Cracow University of Economics under the Lithuanian-Polish bilateral cooperation agreement. For several years, he worked as a lecturer in Financial Intermediation (Master’s programme) and International Finance (Bachelor’s programme) at ISM University of Management and Economics. Mr Krėpšta also completed his traineeship at the Bank of England as well as deepened his financial knowledge in other internships and trainings. As Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, he is in charge of the field of supervision and the Centre for Digital Excellence.

Education

  • 2020 – Executive MBA, Baltic Management Institute (BMI)
  • 2008 – MSc in Economics (Finance and Banking), Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)
  • 2006 – BSc in Economics, Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)

Professional and academic activities

  • As of 2 August 2021 – Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania
  • 2019-2021 – Chief Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Head of the Economic and Social Policy Group of the presidential office
  • 2014-2019 – Director of the Financial Stability Department of the Bank of Lithuania
  • 2012-2014 – Head of the Macroprudential Policy Division of the Bank of Lithuania
  • 2010-2013 – Lecturer in Financial Intermediation (Master’s programme) and International Finance (Bachelor’s programme) at ISM University of Management and Economics
  • 2008-2012 – Economist at the Financial Stability Division of the Bank of Lithuania
  • 2006-2007 – Assistant to Business Customer Manager at Swedbank, AB
Last update: 27-12-2023