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Karolis Granickas

Karolis is from Lithuania. He is Head of Europe at Open Contracting Partnership

He is working with European institutions, country governments and civil society to improve public spending in the continent.He focuses on strengthening institutions and their public spending using openness principles. He is interested in how open contracting can help power sustainable transition in Europe. He is a member of the European Commission Multi-Stakeholder Expert Group on eProcurement (EXEP), and he also co-leads the Open Spending EU Coalition – a community of open spending champions in the EU.

He also teaches Sustainable Public Procurement and Open Government at Mykolas Romeris University and Kaunas Technology University. Before joining the Open Contracting Partnership, Karolis worked with Transparency International Lithuania, focusing on citizen engagement using ICT.

Karolis also contributed to global open data advocacy efforts, together with the EPSI platform, Open Knowledge International, Open Data Institute and others. From 2014 to 2016, he was a national researcher within the Open Government Partnership Independent Review Mechanism.

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