Born on December 24, 1967, in Korça, Albania. In 1993, he founds BALFIN Group – Balkan Finance Investment Group – in Austria. Through the years, Samir Mane has created an immense and diverse portfolio of different businesses in key economic sectors such as tourism, wholesale and retail, services, real estate, banking, and others, operating in Austria, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Switzerland, Croatia, Netherlands, and USA.
In addition to being an increasingly successful businessmen, Samir Mane is at the same time a distinguished philanthropist. He has established the Mane Foundation, which is active in five fields of activity that address some of the most immediate issues today, namely Education and Youth, Health and Well-being, Fight Against Poverty and Inequalities, Environment, and Arts.