Dr. Dael Dervishi

Dr. Dael Dervishi

Head of International Relations and Projects Office
Head of Public Law Department at Law Faculty Luarasi University

Dr. Dael Dervishi is a legal professional and educator with extensive experience in government and private sectors. He holds a Ph.D. in Law from Tirana University, Albania, and an LLM in Law from Parma University, Italy.

Dr. Dervishi has held a variety of positions in the Albanian Government and private sector, including Executive Director of the National Agency of Natural Resources, Legal Manager of the same agency, General Secretary of the Ministry of Economy Trade and Energy, and Partner at Optima Legal & Financial, a law firm established in Albania. He has also worked at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas, on a legal and regulatory reform to be implemented in the Albanian energy sector. Dr. Dervishi is also the Founder of the McCain Institute Outpost Albania, which sponsors leadership training programs for youth empowerment.

Dr. Dervishi has been a Full-Time Lecturer at Luarasi University, a private higher education institution in Albania, since October 2021, and serves currently as the head of the IRO & Projects Office, and also head of the Public Law Department at the Law Faculty. Previously he served as Executive Director of the same university.

Additionally, in 2016 he was a fellow at the McCain Institute for International Leadership, Washington DC, and also served as a Member of the Board of Directors for AmCham Albania from 2018 to 2021.

Education: Doctor of Philosophy in Law