Dajna Sorensen

Deputy Minister

Mrs. Sorensen holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She has completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at Western Washington University, in WA, USA. Over the past 8 years (2009 – 2017) she has managed a range of projects/ programmes in the field of employment promotion and skills development at the United Nations Development Programme.

Her professional work experience in development cooperation started in early 2007 with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) in Dhaka, Bangladesh where she worked as an international consultant for the “Promotion of Social, Production and Environmental Standards in the Readymade Garments Sector” programme. During the period 2004-2006 she was a full time Lecturer of Economics at the University of New York, Tirana. In October 2017, Ms. Sorensen was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy, responsible for the Employment and Vocational Education and Training portfolio.