Permanent Fellow, IWM
Ivan Vejvoda joined the IWM as a Permanent Fellow in 2017. He was previously Senior Vice President for Programs at the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States and Executive Director of GMF’s Balkan Trust for Democracy. Vejvoda came to GMF in 2003, after working for the Serbian government as a senior advisor on foreign policy to the Prime Minister. During 1990s, Vejvoda held various academic posts in the United States and the U.K., including at Smith College in Massachusetts and Macalester College in Minnesota, and the University of Sussex in England, but was also a key figure in the democratic opposition movement in Yugoslavia.