Maxim Anmeghichean

Maxim Anmeghichean is a senior program officer with the Open Society Human Rights Initiative, where he manages grantmaking and advocacy programs for LGBTI groups in the developing world.

Previously, Anmeghichean worked in Brussels as the programs director for ILGA-Europe, where he developed and implemented the organization’s advocacy and fundraising strategies to advance LGBTI rights in Eastern Europe and before the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Council of Europe, and the European Union. He is also the founding executive director of GenderDoc-M, Moldova’s first LGBTI organization.

He is a graduate of the Moldovan State University and also holds a MS in cultures and development studies from the Catholic University of Leuven.