Doris Andoni is Chair of the UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management, Director of Housing at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Albania, and Chair of the Steering Board of the National Housing Agency.
Doris Andoni studied architecture and urban planning and had several specializations and trainings in the field of housing, urban planning and project management. She worked as architect for several years and consultant in different international funded projects. As Executive Director of the National Housing Agency of Albania, she developed, inter alia, affordable and energy efficient housing projects for low-income families. She was the main responsible for starting the housing policy reform in 2000s and for the inception, fund raising and implementation of major housing programs, including social housing and interest rate subsidies for low-cost housing. She has advocated for the de-facto decentralization of housing in Albania and is a constant collaborator and supporter of local governments. Her work has resulted in increasing the financial contribution from local budget for housing projects. Currently she is engaged with the reform of digitalization of housing application and data-base.
Ms. Andoni is very active in international arena, including with UN and European organizations and agencies. She represents Albania in the UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management, of which she is elected Chair.
She holds the degree of Master of Science in Urban Housing Management and she is a guest lecturer at the International School for Architecture and Urban Planning in Tirana.