Lirim Krasniqi holds a Master of Science in Political Theory and International Development from the University of Tirana, Albania, and Cuza University in Romania. He is currently completing his second master/specialization in Comparative Politics and Political Economy at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. Krasniqi is a creative political researcher and policy analyst with a solid experience in various civil society organizations in Kosovo, with a focus on Migration and Diaspora, Political Economy, as well as Foreign and Security Affairs. He is the author of several policy analysis, policy briefs and articles published from Germin, and some of the most prominent journals/magazines in Kosovo. He has been engaged with Germin since 2017 and started the official engagement as policy analyst and project manager in 2018. As of March 2020, the new Board of Germin, appointed Krasniqi as Co-Executive Director of the organization.