Klaudijus Maniokas is currently chairman of the board of the consulting firm European Social, Legal, and Economic Projects (ESTEP) and an associate professor at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. During Lithuania's negotiations for EU membership, he was as a deputy to the chief negotiator. He was also deputy director general of the European Committee under the government of the Republic of Lithuania. Since 2004 he has led ESTEP in different consultancy assignments focused on public sector efficiency and EU matters in particular. His main field of research includes Europeanization and public policy. He has authored and edited books and articles on the issues of European integration and has an established track record in advising the governments in the Western Balkans and Eastern neighborhood about the practical aspects of European integration.
(2009) ‘Implications of the Eastern Partnership for Georgia: Association Agreement and other issues’, in K. Gogolashvili and S. Kapanidze (eds), European Union and Georgia: Current Issues and Prospects for the Future, Tbilisi: GFSIS. pp. 96-114.
(2009) ‘Conditionality and compliance in Lithuania: the case of the best performer’, in F. Schimmelfennig and F. Trauner (eds): Post-accession compliance in the EU’s new member states, European Integration online Papers (EIoP) 13(2), Art. 20. http://eiop.or.at/eiop/texte/2009-020a.htm
(2008) ‘Preparation for Structural Funds and Europeanization: The Case of Lithuania’, in T. Conzelmann and R. Smith, Randall (eds), Multi-level governance in the European Union: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead, Baden-Baden: Nomos.
(2005) Unification of Europe and Lithuania's Accession Negotiation, Vilnius: Eugrimas. Co-edited and co-authored with Ramunas Vilpisauskas and Darius Zeruolis.
(2004) ‘Governance of the EU Enlargement’, in A. Dimitrova (ed.), Driven to Change: The European Union's Enlargement Viewed from the East, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
(2003) Europeanization and EU Enlargement, Vilnius: Eugrimas.