Kristina Šermukšnytė-Alešiūnienė is the European Cluster Manager of the year 2022, also she was nominated for the EIT Women Leadership Award. From 2022 Kristina is Vice Chair of the Business at OECD Food and Agriculture Committee. Also, she has more than 14 years of experience as an international digitalization expert in national and international working groups. In 2020, the European Commission highlighted the AgriFood Lithuania DIH managed by her as one of two good practice examples of European sectorial DIHs in the JRC science policy report. Also, from March 2021 AgriFood Lithuania DIH is the EIT FOOD Hub in Lithuania.