Silvana Simaku

Education
University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy, (1997-1999) Post-graduate School of Economics (Equivalent to MASTER in Economics)
University of Tirana, Faculty of Natural Sciences (1990-1991) Post-graduate studies in Analytical Chemistry, Diploma
University of Tirana, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Chemical Engineering Branch (1981-1986) University Degree in Chemical Engineering

Membership in Professional bodies: Member of SHUKALB (Albanian Association of Water Supply and Sewage)
Other skills : Very good command of computer programs (MS Office package)
Present position: Member of the National Commission of the Albanian Water Regulatory
Years of experience in the sector : Almost 30 years work experience in total, out of which near 20 years in the economic development sector, regulation of natural monopolies, management and project coordination, business development, etc.

Key qualifications:
Sufficient experience in the economic sector, regulation of industries and public sectors, SMEs development, private investment identification & analysis, economic development, etc.
Sufficient management experience in public and private sector; resource mobilization & utilization;
Experience in partners identification and key stakeholders of the economic development sector, needs assessment, analysis and prioritization;
Experience in analysis of the issues of economic development, good understanding of cost-benefit analysis which result in adequate interventions;
Experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation;
Extensive business writing experience, including project reports, reviews and correspondence.