Home
Director

Director of Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture

 
VIDMANTAS BEZARAS  
 
Education
 
1979   Kaunas S. Neris Secondary School
1985 Vilnius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences (geography, specialization in landscape geography)
 
Working experience
 
From 04.12.2018 - Director of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture.
2017-2018 Head of the Protected Areas and Landscape Division of the Nature Protection and Forestry Department of the Ministry of Environment.
2010-2017 Director of the Protected Areas and Landscape Department of the Ministry of Environment.
2002-2010 Deputy Director of the State Protected Areas Service under the Ministry of Environment.
1998-2002 Deputy Director of the Forestry and Protected Areas Department under the Ministry of Environment.
1990-1998 Director of Samogitia (Žemaitija) National Park.
1985-1990 Lecturer of geography and ethnology at Šiauliai Pedagogical Institute.
2008-2018 Lecturer (part-time) at Vilnius University, 1999-2000 - at Vilnius University of Educational Sciences.
 
Professional skills
 
28 years of leadership and administration skills, experience in drafting legislation, environmental protection, in the fields of forestry, landscape, architecture, spatial and strategic planning, cultural heritage, tourism and teaching experience.
 
The experience of interinstitutional cooperation and team work – member or chief of more than 30
interinstitutional commissions or working groups (in the fields of environmental protection, cultural heritage, forestry, tourism, transport, agriculture, science, long-term work of UNESCO National Commission, Lithuanian Tourism Council, Ethnic Culture Protection Board, Lithuanian-Russian Border Demarcation and Delimitation Commission and other organizations).
 
The author of more than 20 publications on landscape, geography, tourism and protected areas.
 
Languages: English, Russian, French.
 
Interests: Active travel, landscape research, collection of old maps, books.
  
Motto: Let's make the world more beautiful.

Our contacts

Šnipiškių g.3, LT-09309 Vilnius 8 5 273 42 56 8 5 272 40 58 centras@kpd.lt
Join us
© Kultūros paveldo departamentas