Gentian Elezi, Executive Director

Gentian Elezi is the Executive Director of Agenda Institute since 2016. Dr. Elezi has a wide experience in public policy analysis, both from as an academic and as a practitioner. From 2013 to 2016 he has served as Vice Minister for European Integration in the Albanian government. During 2009-2013, he has directed the Albanian Center for Competitiveness and International Trade, a well known think-tank in the field of economic policies. From 2005 to 2008 he has worked as policy researcher and analyst in one of USAID projects in Albania. Since 2008, Dr. Elezi is a university lecturer in Development Models and EU policies.
He has a PhD from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, where he also did his Master studies in European Politics. He has graduated in Political Science, Applied Economics profile, in the University of Milan, Italy. Dr. Elezi has participated in and conducted several research projects and has published articles in his field of studies.

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