Artan Loxha is a development economist with key expertise on labor markets, public finance, macroeconomic policy and national strategic planning. Mr. Loxha has worked as a management consultant with leading international consulting groups, including Deloitte, Ernst and Young, and BearingPoint. Mr. Loxha also served in numerous positions with leading international development organizations, including the World Bank, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the EU, and GIZ. Mr. Loxha served as a labor market expert at the World Bank headquarters in Washington DC with a focus on improving the capacities of public employment services to deliver tailored support programs to jobseekers. He also worked as a World Bank consultant to the Polish government on strengthening monitoring and evaluation systems on jobseeker assistance. As head of economic cluster at UNDP Kosovo, Mr. Loxha was successful in developing and fundraising major new development projects on trade, remittances and employment generation. Mr. Loxha elaborated key parts of the Kosovo National Development Strategy, mainly in areas related to industrial policy and foreign investment. Mr. Loxha has strong experience in portfolio management and has received his executive education in project management at Georgetown University. Mr. Loxha is an economist by training with a master’s degree in economics at Columbia University, and a second master’s degree in international development at the London School of Economics.