Tesila Polena

Director of Defence Minister Cabinet
2021 -

Tesila Polena is the  Director of Defence Minister Cabinet since January 2021.

She completed his higher studies at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics in the field of Economic Informatics and a Master of Science in Information Systems.

Fluent in English and Italian.

Field of engagement: She has participated in trainings, conferences and panels conducted by institutions inside and outside the country related to innovation, sustainable economic development, cyber security, personal data protection and new systems in public administration.
She is a member of the Steering Board of the Academy of the Armed Forces.

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Fatjon Hoxhalli

Adviser at Defence Minister Cabinet
2021 -

Fatjon Hoxhalli is Adviser at Defence Minister Cabinet since February 2021.

He attended the University of Pavia in Italy and specialized in the field of International Law.

Since January 2015, he holds the title Lawyer. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the Tor Vergata University of Rome in the Department of Management and Law, focusing on the effectiveness of public contracts.

He is fluent in Italian and English.

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Blendi Vathi

Adviser at Defence Minister Cabinet
2021 -

Blendi Vathi is Adviser at Defence Minister Cabinet since July 2021.

He completed his higher studies at Faculty of Political and Legal Science, University of Tirana, in the years 1988-1992, receiving the title "Lawyer".

He has very good knowledge of English and Italian and is fluent in Serbian.

Field of engagement: Legal Advisor, covers the work related to the control and supervision of the drafting of legal and sub-legal acts by the relevant directorates in the Ministry of Defense and the National Agency of Civil Emergencies.

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Jonida Brati

jonida bratiAdviser at Defence Minister Cabinet
2022 -

Jonida Brati, Adviser at Defence Minister Cabinet since February 2022.

She completed her studies at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law. She holds the titles Lawyer, Attorney and Mediator.

She speaks fluent English and Greek.

Field of engagement: External legal advisor to the Defence Minister, monitoring contracts and court case procedures.

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