Hristijan Gjorgievski is a 2019 Millennium fellow, participant in the 2024 Executive Leadership Intensive, and chief of party of the USAID-funded Parliamentary Support Program, in Lilongwe, Malawi. Prior to joining the US-based Democracy international, Inc., Gjorgievski served as adviser to the prime minister of the Republic of North Macedonia. During his five years 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.

While in government, Gjorgievski also worked as a speechwriter to the prime minister and party leader on several election campaigns. Prior to active politics, 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 Myanmar, North Macedonia, and Pakistan. Gjorgievski 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 political science. Gjorgievski speaks English and French and uses German and Italian.