David Albanese specializes in human resources management in higher education with an emphasis on international HR and benefits management, pension and insurance administration, compensation and classification administration, labor relations and collective bargaining, strategic/financial planning and fiscal budgeting.

Albanese holds a BA in economics from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA. Prior to joining NU-Q, Albanese led human resources for several Pennsylvania institutions including Community College of Beaver County, Geneva College and Carnegie Mellon University Qatar. He is a member of and has held board leadership roles in the College & University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).