President, Institute for Public Policy and Good Governance
Fr. Minister of Finance and Economy (Albania)
Arben Malaj, Ph.D., former Minister of Finance and Economy, is a full professor of economic sciences at the College of Economics, University of Tirana. He is the Founding President of the Institute for Public Policy and Good Governance. In 1986, Mr. Malaj received a Doctorate Degree in Finance from the University of Tirana. He was a Senior Fellow and carried out an extensive research at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Center for Business and Government (September, 2005-June, 2006). In April 2007, he attended the Senior Executive Program, a postgraduate study program focused on the expansion of NATO and the European Union in the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany. In 2002, Mr. Malaj was elected as a member of the Senate in the College od Economic Sciences at the University of Tirana, a responsibility that lasted until 2007.