Arlind Rama serves as Adviser to the Prime Minister of Albania coordinating the Government’s Priority of Employment and Economic Growth. Before joining the PM’s Cabinet, Arlind worked as Economist at the Research Department of the Bank of Albania specializing is macroeconomic projections and economic modeling fundamentals analysis. His research interests focus on public policy design and implementation, fiscal and monetary policy, financial markets, strategic investments, and public finances management.
A contributor to the LSE Research Center on Southeastern Europe and Rosa&Roubini Associates, Arlind is co-founder of the Institute for Public Policies and Good Governance (IPPM) and lectures anti-corruption and good governance in the Albanian School of Public Administration.. He was elected Councilor and chaired the Finance Commission in the Municipality of Tirana, Area No. 7, during 2011 – 2015 mandate.
Arlind holds a Master of Science in Financial Economics from City University London, awarded Chevening scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He graduated in Finance and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Tirana where he also lectures.