Gerda Burneikaitė

Gerda has joined PPMI in the fall of 2015. She has an educational background in political science. At PPMI, Gerda focuses on topics related to skills development, communication, education, and the labour market. She has extensive experience in conducting interviews, desk research, qualitative and quantitative data analysis. As a senior researcher, her primary responsibilities include data analysis and report drafting, development of research design, presentation of research results, and coordination of different project activity implementation.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: skills development, communication, education, labour market
  • Methods: case studies, surveys, in-depth and semi-structured interviews, statistical data analysis using R and SPSS



  • MA in Contemporary Political Studies (Cum laude), Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2018
  • BA in Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2016
  • Erasmus student exchange, Ghent University, Belgium, 2014-2015


Selected projects

Evaluation of the information policy on the CAP (European Commission, DG AGRI, 2019-ongoing)

Evaluation of the ETF networks (European Training Foundation, 2020-ongoing)

Technical support to improve the quality and relevance of the adult education system in Hungary (European Commission, SRSS, 2019 – ongoing)

EU tax policy – evaluation of communication channels (European Commission, DG TAXUD, 2019 – 2020)

Assessment of public interventions to combat labour market segmentation in the EU Member States (Eurofound, 2018 – 2019)

Evaluation of WATIFY awareness raising campaign (European Commission, DG GROW, 2018 – 2019)

Public-private partnerships for skills development in the ETF partner countries (ETF, 2018)

Evaluation of the European Week of Sport (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2017 – 2018)

Evaluation of the EU Agencies under the remit of DG EMPLOYMENT: EUROFOUND, CEDEFOP, ETF and EU-OSHA (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 2017-2018)

Analysis of the first results of the implementation of the 2014–2020 Operational Programmes Supported by the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) and related YEI and ESF youth employment actions in the Member States in 2015 and 2016 (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 2015-2016)

Evaluation of Youth Employment initiative, including the implementation of Youth Guarantee initiative (Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, 2015-2016)



Gerda Burneikaitė, ‘Erdvinė rinkiminio aktyvumo analizė Vilniaus mieste’ [Spatial analysis of voter turnout in Vilnius city]. Geografijos metraštis Vol. 51, 2018.

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