Our team

Antonio Mihajlov

Antonio Mihajlov

Извршен директор / Executive Director

Antonio Mihajlov is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Subversive Front. Before he became an LGBTI activist, Antonio worked within the software sales and marketing industry in Norway, and internet marketing in Belgium and Finland. Antonio’s responsibilities in S-Front include providing a strategic direction of the organization’s development, ensuring the implementation of the organization’s programmes in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic goals and through the 5 key strategic areas. His university background is in e-business management, project management, marketing communications and organizational development. His interests are advocacy on LGBTI rights, education, and training on gender and sexuality, as well as research on LGBTI topics. Antonio can be reached at amihajlov@s-front.org.mk or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Angelina Ivanova

Angelina Ivanova

Директорка за финансии и администрација / Finance and Administration Director

Angelina Ivanova, joined Subversive Front in April 2016, first as a volunteer, and since September 2016 as a programme coordinator with main responsibility – institutional development of the organisation. She is in her final year of her studies at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. Her activism began in 2014 when she participated in the Gay Games in Cleveland, USA, where she was the first and so far the only Macedonian participant. Since then she grew to a dedicated human rights defender of LGBTI people in Macedonia and has participated in several projects conducted in Macedonia and the Balkans. Contact Angelina at aivanova@s-front.org.mk or directly in the office of Subversive Front “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Stefan Petrovski

Stefan Petrovski

Соработник за комуникации и Проектен координатор / Communications Officer and Project Coordinator

Stefan Petrovski is a Project Coordinator and Communications Officer at Subversive Front. He began his voluntary work with Subversive Front in July 2017, and from March 2018 he began officially working there. Before starting with LGBTI activism, Stefan was an active volunteer on a local and national level. From his early years, he began his journey in the world of volunteering by participating in projects that strengthened the capacity of young people in the fields of lobbying and advocacy, international relations, human rights, photography, and videography. For 8 years he has been active in Model United Nations in Macedonia, a leadership summer camp for young people, the No Hate Speech Movement on a European and national level, and he is a peer-to educator for Comprehensive Sexuality Education. At the moment he is a student of English Language at Literature at the “Blazhe Koneski” Faculty in Skopje and has studied at the University of Utah through the Global UGRAD program in 2017 – of which he is one of the honor students. His field of study and research is focused on gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in literature and linguistics – which he seeks to pursue as a theme in his graduate and doctoral studies. To get in contact with Stefan, write him an email at spetrovski@s-front.org.mk or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.

David Tasevski

David Tasevski

Проектен координатор / Психолог / Project Coordinator / Psychologist

David Tasevski, a psychologist – family and systemic counselor, starts his professional career in 2014 at the PHI Psychiatric Hospital “Skopje” and soon after takes a license for performing a psychological professional work. The same year he found a web site for professional texts from the field of psychology. In the non-governmental sector, he started working in 2015 as a volunteer and later a coordinator in the “Association for prevention and fight against addictions and reduction of the harmful consequences of using them”. In 2015, he found an NGO that works in the field of mental health and with the colleagues from the psychiatric hospital conducts workshops for young psychologists and professionals in the field of mental health. In 2016 he started working in the field of human rights, discrimination, as well as with LGBTI victims of violence. Prior to joining the Program Coordinator, he was involved in the process of deinstitutionalization of the home for children with educational, social problems and disturbed behavior, without parental care. Since 2018 he has been a certified counselor for voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, and within the Institute for marriage, family and systemic practice he is involved in a project for strengthening parental skills as well as in the counseling center for victims of domestic violence. To get in contact with David, write him an email at dtasevski@s-front.org.mk or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Viktorija Bondikjova

Viktorija Bondikjova

Член на управен одбор / Консултант за истражувања / Steering Board Member / Research Consultant

Viktorija Bondikjova, External Consultant at Subversive Front, holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Faculty of Philosophy at the “Ss. Cyril and Methodious University” in Skopje. As a youth worker, she possesses numerous volunteering experiences in the field of youth education, gender rights and gender democracy on national and international level as a certified peer educator for gender equality. She has been working on projects in several organizations in the civic sector, while taking advantage of community psychology in order to create positive changes in relation to LGBTI issues. Her work is focused on 2 out of 5 strategic fields in the organization: research and policies on LGBTI issues, training and education on gender and sexuality, and contributes to the organizational development through implementation of positive HR practices. Viktorija can be reached at viktorijabon@gmail.com or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Kristefer Stojanovski

Kristefer Stojanovski

Член на Управен Одбор / Steering Board Member / Консултант за истражувања / Research Consultant
Kristefer Stojanovski, MPH is a PhD candidate in health behavior and health education at the University of Michigan. Kristefer has extensive experience in public and mental health research in Southeastern Europe working with sexual and gender minorities, as well as Roma communities. He has worked with Subversive Front since the beginning of the organization. Kristefer develops and supports research initiatives to assist the organization in ensuring that data-driven and evidence-based approach is at the forefront of strategies including programming, services, advocacy, and support in policy. Kristefer is a former Fulbright grantee to Macedonia. Kristefer can be reached at kristefers@gmail.com or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Maja Atanasova

Maja Atanasova

Член на Управен одбор / Steering Board Member

Маја Atanasova is a graduate lawyer experienced in the field of promotion and protection of human rights. She is experienced in representing cases before competent courts and other state and international bodies, preparing legal opinions as well as organizing and conducting trainings and seminars on various aspects of the area of human rights. She is especially devoted to the youth, working on encouraging youth activism, knowledge and acting in the field of human rights and protection against discrimination. She joined S-front in order to contribute to the protection and promotion of LGBTI rights and gender issues. Maja can be reached at maja.atanasova@gmail.com or directly at the office of Subversive Front at Blvd. „K. J. Pitu” br. 19-5/28, in Skopje, North Macedonia.