Degree in Finance Economics, University Tirana, 1992. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Wye College, University London, 1995. Master of Science in Economics, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, 1997.
Doctor of Philosophy in Development & Transition Economics, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, 2001.
Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization Ministry of Agricultural & Food, Tirana, Albania, 1993—1994, consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization, trade policy & aid coordination advisor, 1995—1996. Intern World Bank Group, Washington, 1999. Senior researcher, development economics group Catholic University Leuven, 2001—2003, postdoctoral researcher, department agricultural & food economics, 2001.
Officer, technical cooperation department Food and Agriculture Organization, Policy Assistance Division, since 2003.