Geron Kamberi

In the position of Executive Director for “Center for School and Leadership” (CSL) Mr. Kamberi was elected by the Board of Directors, for his distinct professional experience.

He holds a BA degree in Albanian Language and Literature from the Faculty of History and Philology at the University of Tirana and holds an MA degree in European Policy (MAEP) from his postgraduate studies with the Chevening Scholarship at the Institute of European Studies at the University of Sussex, in England.

After completing his studies he worked, for a 5 year period, as a scientific assistant at the Institute of Linguistics and Literature, at the Academy of Sciences, in the Republic of Albania.

Afterwards, his professional achievements continued with the direction of various programs and projects of international organizations that are operating in Albania, in the field of educational  development and socio-economic standards. From 1998-2005, Mr. Kamberi held the position of Program Coordinator at the Open Society Foundation in Albania. He managed the financial aspect of a number of projects in the field of education, culture, etc.

From 2007-2015 Geron worked in the role of Adviser for the Advocacy Policies at the Oxfam GB International UK and World Vision Albania- Kosovo, international organizations.

From 2015-2018 he has been in the position of General Director of the National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation (NACA), a public agency under the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth (MASR). Geron’s main task was to finance national projects of scientific research and those of bilateral scientific cooperation of Albania and other countries.

Prior to being elected as the Executive Director for the “Center for School and Leadership”, Mr. Kamberi was the Project Coordinator for the Scientific Diaspora in Italy. A project funded by the Italian government and implemented by the United Nations High Commissioner for Migration (IOM).

Mr. Geron Kamberi was a researcher, participating in the preparation of a series of studies, reports and policy documents related to socio-economic development and European integration policies. He has published press articles on various issues such as the ones mentioned above.