CIVITTA Lithuania was established in 2010 in Vilnius. With over 70 management consultants and experts, CIVITTA Lithuania is the largest management consulting team in the country. The team is one of the hubs in the startup ecosystem, running several acceleration programs in the country and engaged in many European-wide projects together with a Lithuanian NGO Startup Division. Lithuania is also home to CIVITTA’s digital arm, with 80 digital experts and software developers working from Vilnius and Kaunas locations.
CIVITTA Lithuania has been proud to support many of the recent reforms in the country, including restructuring of the country’s energy sector, building of the LNG terminal in Klaipeda, unbundling of the Lithuanian Railways, reforming the state’s management of forest resources, and introduction Smart Tax Administration System - iSAFT, for the Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate. The team is working for some of the largest private companies in the country, developing their strategies and helping them implement them as they aim to become regional leaders in their industries. Some of the industries we have covered include retail, wholesale, furniture manufacturing, telecom, banking and insurance, logistics and transportation, agriculture and food processing.
Lithuania is the southernmost and largest of the three Baltic states, with a population of 2.8 million. Since regaining independence from the Soviet Union, Lithuanian foreign policy since its autonomy was oriented towards the West, and in 2004 Lithuania joined both the European Union and NATO, and in 2018 became part of OECD. The country`s favourable climate for emerging businesses results in an increased amount of foreign investments. Lithuania is ranked 14th in the world in the Ease of Doing Business Index prepared by the World Bank Group, and 15th out of 178 countries in the Index of Economic Freedom, measured by The Heritage Foundation.
Among the main sectors of the Lithuanian economy are electronics, furniture, chemical products, industrial sector, household appliances, food processing, light industry and textile. According to the European Commission, Lithuania is among the fastest growing innovators in the EU. The country has the largest ICT industry in the Baltic States, being home to 13 out of the 20 largest IT companies in the Baltics. Other key sectors include life sciences and laser development, with Lithuanian innovations being exported globally.