Shqipe Mjekiqi, PhD


Shqipe is educated in the United States, Kosovo (University of Prishtina), the United Kingdom (London School of Economics) and Ireland having completed a PhD in Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. She brings vast experience to the firm as she has served as Senior Political Advisor to former Minister of Internal Affairs, Political Advisor on European Integration to former President of Kosovo, European Integration Officer at the Ministry of Local Government Administration, and has held a number of teaching jobs both in Kosovo and Ireland.

She is knowledgeable on elections and electoral systems, political parties and governance. In her most recent job as a Senior Political Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs she has developed experience in the security sector; such as local and international police cooperation, countering violent extremism (CVE) and illegal migration. Shqipe has a wide network of contacts with both central and local institutions in Kosovo.