Konalsi Gjoka has extensive experience (10 years) in waste management and environmental management background, project formulation, implementation and evaluation, research experience on environmental management at local and regional level and coordination public debates regarding environmental issues.
Konalsi Gjoka has Master Degree in Engineering and Science on Environment Science and Technology from UNESCO – IHE, Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands. Actually he is a PhD candidate at Polytechnic University of Tirana in Albania. As a Lecture at the Polytechnic University of Tirana on Environmental Engineering Department he contributes designing curricula and research on Solid Waste Management and Environmental Impact Assessment.
During many years as Environmental Expert he gained extensive experience in Integrated Solid Waste Management, Healthcare Waste Management, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Environmental Impact and Strategic Assessment. He has substantial research experience in institutional analysis, stakeholder analysis, in public services delivery at local level and undertook consultancies designing research methodologies for Integrated Solid Waste Management at local and regional level in Albania.
He has been involved as project manager/expert in several environmental projects in Albania, Kosovo and Georgia and mainly financed by the European Commission, WHO, EU, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Austrian Development Cooperation etc.