Mrs. Elirjeta Pepaj joined the West AFRITAC 2 team recently as Regional Adviser on national accounts and price statistics. Before her appointment to the center, she was working as Real Sector Statistics Director in the Albanian Institute of Statistics. Mrs. Pepaj has an experience of more than fourteen years working on production of national accounts, prices and business statistics. She has participated and led numerous inter-institutional working groups on development of macroeconomic statistics, drafting of Memoranda of Understanding, and international projects for the implementations of SNA 2008. Mrs. Pepaj holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master of Science degree in European Economics Studies from the Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana, Albania.