Argent Alltari has over 15 years of experience in the business management and banking sector in Albania. Having graduated in business administration from the University of Tirana, and in risk management from the University of La Crosse, USA, he joined the American Bank of Albania as a founding employee, becoming assistant manager and regional manager, then assistant vice-president of the bank in 2003. In October 2007, he was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Albanian–American Enterprise Fund in recognition of his outstanding work and dedication in developing the American Bank of Albania. In 2011, he co-founded an investment financial institution, of which he was CEO until 2013. He is currently director of the minister’s cabinet at the Albanian Ministry of Environment.