Goran Buldioski is the director of the Open Society Think Tank Fund. He has experienced and contributed to the democratic transition of Central and Eastern Europe. His expertise encompasses strategic planning and capacity building for NGOs and policy research centers, organization and project management in the nonprofit sector, and development of democratic and participatory policy change in Central and Eastern Europe.
Buldioski holds graduate degrees in public policy from the Central European University and in organizational behavior from the George Washington University. Before joining the Open Society Foundations, he worked for the Council of Europe, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation and the National Youth Council of Macedonia. His articles and research papers addressing think tanks, policy-relevant research, and democratic transition in Central and Eastern Europe have appeared in the European Voice, Sharp! Magazine, the Turkish Policy Quarterly, LSE UNDP Development and Transition Newsletter, the International Journal for Not-for-Profit Law, and the Western Balkans Security Observer.