09 Jun Bledar Feta
A native of Albania who has been living in Greece since 1998, Bledar Feta studied European and International Relations at University of Piraeus and obtained his master degree from the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Bledar is a Research Associate and Policy Analyst for the South East Europe Programme at the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy where he analyzes the political, economic and social developments in Albania, Kosovo and the Albanian inhabited areas of the Western Balkans. He previously worked as a Project Evaluator for the UK’s Department for International Development in Kosovo, as a Political Analyst for Oxford Analytica, as a Junior Researcher at the Joint Policy Program between the Hellenic Centre for European Studies (EKEM) in Athens and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC and as a Liaison Officer for the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Bledar has published several reports for the South East Europe Programme of ELIAMEP and a number of insightful short analyses for top Western European and Balkan media such as EurActive, BalkanInsight, TransConflict and Tirana Times.
Expertise in International Relations and European Studies with a special regional focus on the South Eastern Europe. Experience in government, private and non-profit work, in policy analysis, research and international affairs. Specialties: Foreign Policy Analysis, European Integration of Western Balkan Countries, Politics in Albania and Kosovo.