President of the Managing Board
Lulzim Rafuna is elected a new President of Kosovo Chamber of Commerce. His long working experience and academic background made him appropriate candidate to this position. Mr. Lulzim Rafuna held and served in diverse positions at different Kosovo institution. Prior to being elected President of Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, he served as the Advisor to the Director of Customs of Kosovo on Customs Policies.
In 2020, January to March, Mr. Rafuna was appointed Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kosovo.
In September 2017 to December 2019, he served as Advisor to the Minister of Finance on fiscal politics, legal opinions, international agreement and customs policy.
As of February 2017, to March 2020, Mr. Rafuna held the position of Advisor to the Prime Minister of Albania on Customs and Taxes. Thus, he worked as advisor to the Prime Minister on customs and tax reforms, drafting of the program on reforms in customs and taxes, implementation of the reform program with Directors
of two administrations
In the period between 2013 – 2016, he was select General Director of Kosovo Customs which involved management and development of Kosovo Customs, achieving strategic objectives for the state, revenue collection, protection of the citizens of Kosovo, trade facilitation and combating smuggling and fiscal evasion.
In 2007 to 2013, Lulzim Rafuna managed the position of Legal Director at Legal Department within Kosovo Customs.
As of April 2013, to October 2013, Mr. Rafuna was employed with Governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo and accomplished the duty of Legal Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo.
Lulzim Rafuna has been a lecturer in certain private colleges in Kosovo.
He speaks Albanian, English, Italian and Serbian