Mr. Ilir Bejtja was born on January 17, 1966 in the city of Elbasan.
Mr. Bejtja is a professor of economics, graduated from the Economist Industrie at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics in 1988. He is graduated in Master’s degree in the CoDe Joint European Master on Comparative Local Developments at the University of Trento, Italy. He has completed his doctoral studies at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu” Durrës in 2013.
Through his career, Mr. Bejtja has participated and has qualified in a number of trainings in various educational and professional institutions in the EU and in the country.
In September 2009 – May 2013 he was a member of the Parliament of Albania for the Elbasan District.
Mr. Bejtja has been a lecturer at Elbasan’s “Aleksandër Xhuvani” University since 1998 and ongoing, as a full-time and part-time lecturer in Marketing subjects.
Until 2009, Mr. Bejtja has held various positions as Marketing Specialist, Management and Design Project at “The Right Choice – Consultancy on Law and Economy” (2008 – 2009), Executive Director at the “Market and Economical Research Institute” (2004-2006), Regional Coordinator and Consultant for the Elbasan, Korca and Vlora Districts at the Institute for Surveys and Observations (2003 – 2007), Coordinator of Projects at Co-Plan Tirana, Institute for Habitat Development, 2005), Customs Officer and Head of Customs-Clearance Section in Elbasan (1991-1998).
Mr. Bejtja is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board, FK Elbasani, since 2003 and member of the Marketing Commission at the ECA – European Club Association, UEFA in 2006-2009.
From October 2013 until September 2017 he held the post of Deputy Minister of Energy and Industry. Currently Mr. Ilir Bejtja is an advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure and Energy.
He has very good knowledge in English, Italian, Macedonian and has knowledge of Spanish, German and Serbian.