Linda is economist, graduated in 1987 in the University of Tirana, Master Degree of Arts in Economics awarded from the University of New York and Central European University (1993), Doctor of Economic Sciences (1996). She has been Lecturer of International Finance and Public Finance in the University of Tirana and Lecturer of Public Policies and Public Risk Management in the European University of Tirana.
During 1993-1999, Linda was the Head of the Privatization of Large and Strategic Companies and General Director of the National Agency for Privatization with distinguished contribution in tailoring the mass privatization reform, privatization techniques for large and strategic companies including companies’ financial restructuring and risk management, the establishment of Share Registry and Tirana Stock Exchange.
Linda is co-founder of the Human Development Promotion Centre (HDPC) and has a long time contribution in its activities. She is author, co-author and expert in many studies, researches and policy papers in the area of Governance, Human Development, Labor Market, Education, Social Welfare, Private Sector Development in Albania and the region.
She has a long involvement and activism on human rights issues and civil society particularly those focused on children and women rights.