Vaiva Šečkutė currently holds a position of Senior Economist at IHS Markit and is responsible for macroeconomic analysis and forecasting for Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, and FYR Macedonia. Vaiva has 10-year experience in covering Lithuanian economy. Prior to joining IHS Markit Vaiva was covering Lithuanian and other European economies as Senior Economist at Swedbank Macroeconomic Research Department. She was among the 10–20 most-media-cited experts in the Lithuanian banking sector. Vaiva has started her professional career as economics journalist at BNS news agency in Lithuania.