Sokol Bala

Fischer Hall Building Manager

London

Sokol Bala joined the London Global Gateway in August 2007 as the Building Manager for Fischer Hall. His role is varied, and his day to day duties can include setting up for events, overseeing contractors, and generally providing the best level of service to faculty, students and staff. Before coming to Notre Dame, Bala spent eight years as a Maintenance Manager at a central London private school.

Bala has completed various building construction courses. Prior to this, he earned a Bachelor's degree in History in 1993 in his home country of Albania. Bala is multilingual, speaking Portuguese, Albanian and English.

Outside of work, he loves weightlifting and was a junior champion before becoming a coach. He lives with his family in London, and enjoys spending time with his teenage daughter.