Ela Golemi is the Professor of Macroeconomics and International Economics at the University of Durrës “AleksandërMoisiu”, member of the Department of Economic Sciences, Faculty of Business. She holds the position of Dean of the Faculty of Integrated Studies with Practice since October 2011. She also served as a Supervisory Board member of the Central Bank of Albania and member of Audit Committee of the Central Bank of Albania from 2011 to 2018. She received her PhD in Economics from the European University of Tirana in 2016. She spent the early 12 years of her career in different management positions at the top second level banks in Albania. From 2004 to 2007 she was vice Mayor of Durrës, conducting the fiscal policy, budgeting, auditing, social aid etc.
Her scientific research activity focuses mainly on the issues related to the country’s financial system’s stability and regional strategies of the Western Balkans for integration in European Union, for which she has written scientific articles published in European Journals. She has taken actively engaged in international scientific conferences, symposiums and seminars in Europe and USA.