Vilius Šapoka is the current Minister of Finance in the Republic of Lithuania and Governor of the European Investment Bank for the Republic of Lithuania. Šapoka started his professional career at the Lithuanian Savings Bank in 1999. From 2006 to 2012 he worked at the Lithuanian Securities Commission, first as Commissioner, then Vice-Chairman, and finally Chairman. Šapoka was employed at the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance from 2002 to 2006 in the Market Policy Department. From 2012 to 2016 Šapoka was Financial Services and Markets Department Director at the Bank of Lithuania. Šapoka has served as Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania since 13 December 2016.