was born on June 26, 1958, in the village of Ruteliai, Lithuania. He worked as agronomist from 1976 to 1977, then entered the Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture. Mr. Prancketis chaired the Gardening and Vegetable Farming Department. He became dean of the Agronomy Department in 2008. In 2015, he was elected to the Self-Government Council of Kaunas region. In 2016, he was elected to the Seimas of Lithuania. On October 14, 2016, he became Speaker of the Seimas. Mr. Prancketis has authored a number of academic books, textbooks and reports.