Biography of Mr. Alteo Hysi
In October 2023, Alteo Hysi was appointed by the Prime Minister of Albania as the Director General of the Media and Information Agency. Mr. Hysi previously held the position of Deputy Director General of the Agency. His career at the Agency began as the Head of the Information, Content and Research Directorate.
Alteo Hysi studied Political Journalism and Communication Sciences at the Department of Journalism, Faculty of History-Philology, University of Tirana. He also holds a Master’s degree in International Relations. Mr. Hysi attended various international trainings and courses focusing on media ethics, investigative journalism, online journalism and public relations.
Since 2015, Mr. Hysi is part of a team of trainers for local government and local politics at the German “Friedrich Ebert” Foundation. Through this project, he contributes to the political education of Albanian youth on the basics of local government organization.
For several years, he has been engaged as a freelance expert in the field of public communication and media for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Mr. Hysi is an ongoing contributor to the Albanian EU accession negotiations process for Chapter 31 “Foreign, Security and Defense Policy”, regarding the strategic approach to countering Foreign Information Manipulation and Interference (FIMI).