Sasho Stojkovski has a defense background and has worked extensively in civil protection. As a researcher, political analyst, and consultant, he has been involved in track II diplomacy in the Western Balkans, collaborating with organizations such as NOREF. He is particularly focused on conflict and conflict management, political analysis, dialogue, reconciliation, strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation. Stojkovski serves as an advisor to the Nansen Dialogue Centre in Skopje. He is one of the founders of the center and led as its director from 2007 to 2019.