Gentiola Madhi is a researcher and political analyst whose research focuses on civil society, media and Western Balkans’ European integration process. Since 2018, she has been working as a consultant researcher for plethora of non-governmental organizations. She regularly contributes to Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso – Transeuropa on Albania’s political, societal and cultural landscape. Gentiola holds several research fellowships from Kosovo Open Society Foundation, Think Visegrad Fellowship, Open Society Foundation for Albania, Institute of European Democrats, etc. Previously, she worked as a project manager at the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as national programme officer at Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Tirana office. She graduated from the College of Europe (Bruges), University of Florence and European College of Parma.