Education: University of Prishtina, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Kosovo - Five year degree in Water and Sanitation, Graduated Water and Sanitation Engineer (1984 – 1990)
LinkedIN Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/agron-bektashi-94b9b8128/
Current Position: Environmental & Water Expert
Experience Description: - Country Director - The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (Sep 2012 – Jun 2017) - Deputy Director - TetraTech & EnviroNET Management Systems LLC (Arlington, USA) (2011-2012) - Team Leader / Project Manager - iC Consulenten (Vienna, Austria) (2009-2011) -National Coordinator - UNDP - United Nations Development Programme (2007 – 2009) - Managing Director - Kosovo Landfill Management Company- KLMC (2006-2007) - Senior Task Manager - European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR) (2000 – 2006) - Project Engineer - European Commission: International Management Group- IMG (1999 – 2000) - Project Engineer - British NGO Children’s Aid Direct – CAD (1998 – 1999) - Professor - Professional Civil Engineering School 28 Nëntori Prishtina (1990-1993)
I have more than twenty years of total experience including 18 years with the Donors, Local and International Organizations and NGO/CSO such as Regional Environmental Centre for Central and East Europe – REC, European Commission/EU, USAID, UNDP, Kosovo Landfill Management Company -KLMC, International Management Group, Children’s Aid Direct etc. I’m Graduated Water and Sanitation Engineer, five-year degree-Master in Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Kosovo.
I gained explicit experience in management, supervision and monitoring of various international and local programmes including management services to different Ministries, Municipalities as well as to Civil Society Organizations for the projects related to Environment, Water Management, Waste Management, Good Governance, Local Action Plans etc.
I have excellent experience with Environmental Education, Public Awareness and Institutional Support to different educational institutions including several State and Private Universities in Kosovo
Explicit experience in planning , supervision and monitoring of various international and local programmes as well as comprehensive experience with national and international laws and regulations. Excellent experience with IPA/EU and Cross Border projects in Western Balkans
I am adept at managing a number of tasks at once with superior organizational skills. I have a solid understanding of financial matters and I possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. My interpersonal skills are my best quality and I am comfortable in presenting a positive public image interacting and communicating with various levels of stakeholder.
I’m fluent in English, Albanian (native), Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian, as well as good knowledge of Macedonian language. I consider myself open-minded and very optimistic.