Gintaras Martinaitis

Gintaras Martinaitis has an educational background of public policy analysis and political science. He joined PPMI in November 2013. Previously to joining PPMI, Gintaras was involved in activities of Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union working as a liaison officer. He also undertook an internship at The Sobieski Institute (multidisciplinary centre for analysis in Warsaw) in 2013. His key area of interest is performance management and governance.

Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: performance management and governance, effectiveness of public institutions,education and training, youth
  • Methods: qualitative and quantitative research methods, including desk-based research, interviews, case studies, surveys (Alchemer online tool), qualitative analysis with NVivo software


  • MA in Public Policy Analysis, Vilnius University, 2017
  • BA in Political Science (with distinction), Vytautas Magnus university, 2013
  • Erasmus student exchange, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Scotland), 2012


Project Management workshop (FranklinCovey Lithuania, June 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo Software (5th ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques, Bamberg, February 2016)

Selected projects

Evaluation of e-Cohesion 2014-2020 (DG REGIO, 2020 – 2022)

Assessing the reproducibility of research results in EU Framework Programmes for Research (DG RTD, 2020-2022)

2020 Survey for Director's KPI on Cedefop's consultation with its key stakeholders (Cedefop, 2020)

Study on peer-learning tools for the administrative capacity building of member State bodies involved in the management of funds from the ERDF and the Cohesion fund (DG REGIO, 2020)

Study on removing obstacles to cross-border solidarity activities (DG EAC, 2019 – 2020)

Progress Assessment of the ESF Support to Public Administration (PAPA) (DG EMPL, 2018 – 2020)

Provision of stakeholder feedback services for Cedefop’s performance measurement system (Cedefop, 2016 – 2020)

Study on inclusiveness and adequacy of student support in higher education under the next Erasmus programme (DG EAC, 2019 – 2020)

Support for developing country knowledge on public administration (EUPACK 2) (SRSS, 2018 – 2019)

Study supporting the evaluation of the Education, Culture and Audiovisual Executive Agency (EACEA) (2015 – 2017) (DG EAC, 2018 – 2019)

Study on the impact of Erasmus+ Higher Education Strategic Partnerships and Knowledge Alliances at local, national and European levels on key Higher Education policy priorities (DG EAC, 2017 – 2019)

Study supporting the evaluation of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) (2014-2016) (DG MOVE, 2018 – 2019)

Developing 'Off the Shelf' Simplified Cost Options (SCOs) under Article 14.1 of the European Social Fund (ESF) regulation (DG EMPL, 2017 – 2018)

Mid-term review of simplified grants used in the Erasmus+ programme (DG EAC, 2016 – 2017)

3rd Interim Evaluation of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency – EACEA (DG EAC, 2015-2016)

Research Careers in Europe (DG EAC, 2014-2016)

Evaluation of the Information Policy on the CAP (DG AGRI, 2014-2015)

E-solution:NOWORRIES Agency Developing esthetics.