Igor Bandovic has been working as a Senior Programme Manager for the European Fund for the Balkans since 2008. He is in charge for development of the policy research and advocacy initiatives within the Fund, including the coordination of the “Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group” and “Think and Link-Regional Policy Programme”, programme for think tanks from the region of the Western Balkans. He was also managing the “Gallup Balkan Monitor”, regional public opinion survey which was conducted through partnership with Gallup (2009-2011). Before joining EFB, Igor Bandovic worked for the different international organisations, including International Organisation for Migration and United Nations Development Programme (2006-2008). From 2002 to 2006, Igor worked for the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights where his research priorities were human rights education, civil society and nationalism. His recent publications include research paper: “Balkan Strongmen and Fragile Institutions”, “European Question is Serbia’s Party Politics”, “The Role of Civil Society Organisations in Influencing the Policy-Making Process in the Western Balkans – Perspectives and Obstacles” and others. Igor’s engagement in civil society movement started in 1997, when he established “Libergraf,” the nongovernmental organization which has dealt with the public education through the promotion of human rights and the civic activism. He studied international law and international relations at the University of Belgrade and University Union, Belgrade, Serbia.