Executive Director

Sonila Hysi

Sonila.Hysi@akd.gov.al

Mrs. Sonila Hysi Ruka was born on August 4, 1985. She holds a BA in Finance from State University of New York”/ Empire State College, USA (2004-2009). In 2013, she completed her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch in Switzerland. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

In 2009, she started her professional career in the private sector, more specifically in the finance department, where she also served as an Executive Director for a period of 5 years.

She joined the public administration in 2014, at the Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA). Prior to being appointed as the Executive Director of the National Agency of Diaspora, she worked for the Ministry of Finance and Economy, for 4 years in a leading position, as the Head of Financial Management of EU Assistance (IPA and IPARD programs) in the Republic of Albania.