Executive Director of Metamorphosis Foundation, North Macedonia
Bardhyl Jashari is the Executive Director of Metamorphosis Foundation (North Macedonia). His professional interests are mainly in the sphere of new technologies, media, education and open government. He has run national and international-scope projects, involving tight cooperation with other international organizations, governmental bodies, the business and the civic sector. Bardhyl is a strong advocate for open government, open education and media freedoms, For more than 20 years, he managed a large number of e-government, educational and media projects, creating co-funding partnerships and investing in open government, social innovation and media development. Most recently, Bardhyl worked on the Action Plan for Implementing the Open Data Charter of Kosovo* (2017) and was the co-author of the Open Data Strategy for Macedonia (2018). Bardhyl holds a master degree at Paris 12 University-Faculty of Public Administration (France) and an Information System Designer Degree from University of Zagreb (Croatia).
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.