Filip Vojvodic Medic is the director of business development at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) in Washington, DC. Filip works on identifying and developing new partnership opportunities for CEPA's growing portfolio of democracy, digital technology, and defense and security activities.
Prior to joining CEPA, Filip was the deputy director of Leadership Programs at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), where he developed a new generation of programs to equip leaders across sectors for transatlantic collaboration. His major accomplishments include the fusion of online and in-person programming, leadership development and grant-making, and individual giving and policy engagement through issue-focused donor circles. Before his engagement with GMF, Filip worked as a grant maker with the Balkan Trust for Democracy, supporting civic initiatives and organizational capacity-building in Southeastern Europe and Europe's Eastern Neighbourhood. He helped set up the USAID-legacy Bulgaria Fund and distributed assistance in Bosnia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia. Filip also has experience in film and television production. He is a graduate of history and politics from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and an expert in strategic planning, program development, individual and institutional fundraising, and international project management, with a deep understanding of political and economic trends in Southern, Southeastern, and Eastern Europe.