Mr. Pleurat Halili is the founding director of Novus. He has extensive local and international experience in consulting, international development, banking and finance, research, and political campaigning. Mr. Halili has served as an analyst and managed large-scale projects for private, public, local and international institutions, including UNDP, the World Bank and other UN agencies. In his previous role as Associate Director in the Market Strategy and Analysis group of UBS Wealth Management Americas, Mr. Halili worked on identifying business growth opportunities, conducting market research, and optimizing business processes. He has served as project manager for over 30 research projects and has designed indicators for obtaining baseline data and monitoring progress.
Mr. Halili holds an MPA degree in Economic Development from Columbia University. He also has a BA in political science and international studies from Graceland University of Iowa, with summa cum laude honors.