Etleva Bajrami has been working as a lecturer at the Department of Finance, Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana since 2003. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Tirana in 2002. In 2005 she received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Tirana in collaboration with the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. In 2009 he received the scientific degree “Doctor” in Finance, in the field of taxation and customs reform. The focus of the research was on the possibilities and the need to integrate the Albanian customs system with the customs systems of EU countries. The research also analyzed and addressed the challenges that accompanied the reform process. She is an experienced lecturer in the field of Fiscal Management. She has participated as an author and co-author at a number of national and international conferences. She has also published several papers in national and international scientific economic journals, some of which in the field of taxation, environmental taxes and tax compliance with EU guidelines and experiences.
E. Pojani teaches in the Department of Finance at the University of Tirana since 2008. Her subjects of teaching include, “Research Methodologies”, “Financial Modelling”, “Disaster Risk Management” and “Climate Change Adaptation”. She holds a PhD in Finance, with a focus on Environmental Valuation and Management. Some topics of her research include protected areas valuation, environmental taxation, biodiversity protection, climate change and extreme weather events, DRM, as well as public policies in the area of sustainable development. She has been working on environmental issues in general since the beginning of her academic carrier. She has been serving as a consultant in economics for the UNDP Climate Change Program in Albania since 2010, for several different projects. She has co-administered two Tempus projects during the period 2012-2014 and one Erasmus+ CBHE project entitled “Knowledge FOr Resilient society” Erasmus+ project for 2016-2020. Since 2021, she is part of inter-institutional Working Group established for the scope of discussing and consulting among different stakeholders the EU accession negotiations in relation to fulfilment of Albania obligations. Since 2022, she is part of the inter-institutional group for the development of the National Strategy for Disaster Reduction in Albania.
M. Shehu is a lecturer of “Corporate Finance” and “Energy Markets”. As of 2016 she holds a PHD Finance with a focus in resource planning on the production of electricity; with an interest in renewables. Her research focuses on energy mix optimization for production, the effect of transition to renewables; planning and financing self-sustainable electricity units (buildings); energy policy and climate change; and the possibility of a Balkan Energy Pool Market. In her early career she has been part and represented “Albanian Consumer Protection Association” in EU- conferences and workshops organised by DG- Consumer Protection.
P. Grabova teaches in the Department of Finance at the University of Tirana since 2008. Her subjects of teaching include “Risk Management and Modelling” and “Disaster Risk Management”. She holds a PhD in Finance with a focus in Behavioural Finance. She has been part of the working group under the project “Knowledge FOr Resilient society” Erasmus+ program. Since November 2020 she is the academic coordinator of Jean Monnet Module “Promoting CCA and DRM in the framework of EU Integration”. Her expertise in the field of risk assessment and decision analysis area will be very valuable in the framework of this project. She has also participated in national and international academic activities in the field of finance, environmental issues, disaster risk management etc. Since 2021, she is part of inter-institutional Working Group established for the scope of discussing and consulting among different stakeholders the EU accession negotiations in relation to fulfilment of Albania obligations.