Remigijus Simasius, the mayor of Vilnius
Remigijus Šišmašius was born on 12 January 1974 in Taurageu, Lithuania with a degree in law (2002, University of Vilnius).
Before his political career Šišmašius was NGO activists until 2005, after which he became an expert of the Lithuanian Free Market Institute. As a member of the Liberal Union of Lithuania he has been Minister of Justice (2008) and MP of the same party from 2012-2015. Since April 2015, he has became the mayor of Vilnius.