Kreshnik Bekteshi graduated from the College of Management with Applied Science and Technology (Management and Business Administration) at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2008, and in 2009 he obtained a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Management and Strategy (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) at the Sheffield University.
As a student, he took part in the University project teams, which were further used as consulting projects for many institutions and organizations.
In the period 2011 to 2016 Bekteshi was Head of the International Office of the Agency for Foreign Direct Investment and Export Promotion of the Republic of North Macedonia in Brussels (Belgium) for promoting the business climate of North Macedonia and attracting foreign direct investments from Belgium.
As part of his working position, he facilitated Belgium and North Macedonian companies in pursuing joint business cooperation, along with searching the market of Belgium, and organizing B2B and B2G meetings, business forums, seminars.
In the period July 1 to December 31, 2016, as Head of the International Office of the Agency for Foreign Direct Investment and Export Promotion of the Republic of North Macedonia, Bekteshi worked as a business promoter of the Republic of North Macedonia in Bern, Switzerland, in charge of cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of Switzerland.
Kreshnik Bekteshi serves as a Minister of Economy since 2017.
He speaks Albanian, Macedonian and English.