The Team

The EU Scholarship Scheme project is implemented by the British Council, with a team consisting of European experts and local staff.

Teuta Beselica,

Project Director is Deputy-Director of the British Council in Kosovo, has been involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a range of global, regional and local projects that have focused primarily on capacity development during the last eight years. Before this she had over 15 years’ Project Management experience in a variety of fields and with a range of international donors. Teuta has an MS in Service Management, a degree in business management and vast experience in management of EU-funded projects as the director of the YCS since 2011.

Nita Qena,

Project Coordinator, is Project Officer at the British Council Kosovo office, specialised in the area of Arts and Culture and EU funded contracts. Nita has a degree in Graphic design and over 12 years’ experience in implementation and delivery of both small and large scale projects mainly in the Arts and Culture sector. Nita is familiar with EU funded projects, a skill gained through her role in EU Scholarship Scheme since 2011. She has been involved in the management of a wide-range of projects throughout her career.

Ezio Benedetti,

Team Leader. Ezio is an Italian national graduated in International Relations, International and EU Law. He has been working as project manager and expert in several EU funded projects across Europe as well as in the Community of Independent States. He is fellow researcher and lecturer in EU Law and International Public Law at the University of Trieste. He is managing the YCS since April 2013.

Violeta Ademi,

Office Manager. Violeta is a Kosovan national with a vast experience in EU funded projects, where she works since 2004. In quality of Office Manager she has been involved in all Rounds of the Young Cell Scheme.

Fitim Sopi,

Office Assistant. Fitim is a Kosovan national with a vast experience in EU funded projects where he works since 2005, the capacity of logistics manager and assistant to the Team Leader he has been involved in most Rounds of the Young Cell Scheme.