Lusiana van der Maas – Mailaj

Lusiana joined HAI as a Digital Communications Advisor in April 2022. She has a MA in International Communication Management from the Hague University of Applied Sciences, a second MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a BA in British and American Studies from the University of Tirana in Albania. Her academic research focused on knowledge management and organisational performance in the non-profit sector.

Before joining Health Action International, she worked with several international non-profits in the fields of human rights, media, entrepreneurship and communication. In her free time, she enjoys visiting castles, running and learning foreign languages. While Lusiana is a native Albanian speaker, she speaks also fluent English, Italian, as well as good Dutch and Spanish.