H.E. Mrs. Beti Jacheva is the newly appointed ambassador of the Republic of North Macedonia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She presented her credentials to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander on June 2nd, 2021.
Mrs. Jacheva has a background in law as she was enrolled in the Law Faculty Iustinianus Primus of the Saints Cyril and Methodius University in her home country. During her five years of education here, she was briefly involved in the Association of Commercial Lawyers from the Republic of Macedonia. She was the assistant to the Secretary-General of the Association for a year. After graduating in 1995, she spent a short period in the American Bar Association’s Central and Eastern European Law initiative office in Skopje as a legal assistant.
In 1996, Mrs. Jacheva joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and began her long journey in diplomacy.
She spent her first ten years in the MOFA’s Directorate for International Law. From an associate, she was promoted to expert associate and later Head of Unit in 1998. Towards the end of this period, she was the Head of Sector for International Law and Consular Affairs.
In 2006, Mrs. Jacheva embarked on her first assignment abroad at the Mission of North Macedonia to the EU. When she returned from Brussels in 2010, she was appointed Head of Sector in the EU Directorate. She continued to be deeply involved in EU affairs from this point onwards.
Mrs. Jacheva returned to Brussels in 2013, but this time as the Deputy Head of Mission of the Mission of North Macedonia to the EU. After taking up the position for three years, she returned home to become Deputy Director at the EU Directorate in 2016. Two years later, she was promoted to Director. She took up this role until her current term in the Netherlands.
In addition to English, Mrs. Jacheva also has some proficiency in French.
The diplomat community in The Hague sends a warm welcome to Ambassador Jacheva and wishes her and her family all the best in her new term.