Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis

Outstanding Lithuanian politician, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (2014-2019).

He is co-author and a signatory of the Independence Act of Lithuania (March 1990), also one of the co-authors of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania adopted in 1992.
V. Andriukaitis is one of the founders of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party and later on Chairman of the party (1999-2001), currently having the position of honorable chairman of LSDP. He served as the Head of the Lithuanian Delegation to the European Convention.

From 2020 – Special Envoy of the WHO for Universal Health Coverage for the European region and Member of the Political Advisory Panel of the UHC 2030 Movement.

V.P. Andriukaitis is an author of multiple articles and books, more than 140 legislative proposals and amendments on national and the EU level; among them Amendments to European Treaties.