The LPK’s Brussels Office was established in 2006 and is now led by Tomas Vasilevskis. The Office is located at the BUSINESSEUROPE headquarters, in the heart of the EU district. The main objectives of the representative are: to represent LPK interests in BUSINESSEUROPE and other European associations; to represent LPK interests directly with the EU institutions, coordinating representation with likeminded business and institutional alliances in Brussels and Vilnius; strengthening LPK’s institutional profile and enlarging networks to be used by LPK’s members; closely cooperating with the Lithuanian Permanent Representation to the EU; monitoring EU legislation and interests’ dynamics in Brussels; consulting LPK members on relations with the EU institutions; organizing events, visits and meetings with high level EU officials.

Key priorities for the years 2015-2016 include:

  • Revision of the Emission Trading Scheme Directive (ETS)
  • Elimination of barriers in the Single Market for road transport (French, Belgian, German legislation)
  • Revision of the Posting of Workers directive
  • Effectiveness of Trade defence instruments
  • EU-China relations (Market economy status)
  • EU-Russia relations (impacts on Lithuanian industry and services)
  • EU-Ukraine relations (implementation of the DCFTA)
  • EU-US relations (TTIP)
  • Digital single market
  • Tobacco products directive: IPR protection, Single Market
  • Industrial competitiveness, better regulation, innovations

For more information:

Tomas VASILEVSKIS
Head of Brussels Office
Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LPK)
Permanent Delegate, BUSINESSEUROPE
168 Avenue de Cortenbergh, Brussels 1000
Phone +32 2 237 66 75
GSM + 32 477 39 64 12
Skype tomas.vasilevskis
E-mail tomas.vasilevskis@litbre.eu
Twitter TVasilevskis