Hristijan Gjorgievski is the Chief of Party of the USAID-funded Parliamentary Support Program, based in Lilongwe, Malawi. Prior to joining DI, Mr. Gjorgievski served as Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia, a position to which he was appointed in 2017. During his time in government, he worked with three prime ministers and four different ministerial cabinets on issues such as parliamentary affairs, NATO accession, international cooperation on good governance reforms, Afghan refugee resettlements, and the preservation and conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of the Ohrid Region: North Macedonia’s World Heritage Site. Concurrent to his government duties, Mr. Gjorgievski also worked as a speechwriter to the Prime Minister and party leader on several election campaigns. Prior to active politics, Mr. Gjorgievski spent nine years working as an international development professional focused on democratic and political development, providing technical assistance to legislatures, parliamentarians, political parties, and civil society in Burma, North Macedonia, and Pakistan.
Hristijan holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He obtained his bachelor’s degree, with full honors, in both political science and French language and literature. Hristijan speaks English and French and uses German and Italian.