Ugnė is a Research Assistant in Energy and Climate at Bruegel. She holds a MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her master's thesis investigated the impact of wildfires on average rents on the US Pacific coast. Prior, she completed a MA in Economics and Mathematics with Honours at the University of Glasgow. In her bachelor thesis, she designed a carbon tax for reaching net-zero emissions in Lithuania's road transportation sector. Along her studies, she worked in the State Investment Management Agency (VIVA), lending to companies affected by Covid-19.
Ugnė is fluent in English and Lithuanian and has a working knowledge of German and basics in Russian.