Tania Ivanova joined Reactor – Research in Action in 2020 as a Program Coordinator. At the end of 2020 she was appointed President of Reactor.
Before joining Reactor, she was part of Ipsos, a globally recognised research company, where she acted as a Research Manager, specialising in qualitative research techniques and leading regional and international quantitative research projects. During her almost thirteen years with Ipsos, she had the opportunity to get involved in hundreds of diverse projects as a team leader, project manager and a senior researcher and analyst. She focused on public affairs projects – social, economic and political topics, policy assessment, good-governance, education, youth, women, and marginalized groups.
Her prior working experiences with different employers (public and private domain and international organisations) involve research, analytics, project management, public relations, marketing and communications, training, as well as EU (EAR) funded project implementation (2001-2007). She was also involved with English language teaching and training for diverse target audiences (1996-2004) and official translation and interpreting, including several books related to social sciences, arts and fiction.
Tania has studied at the “Blaze Koneski” Faculty of Philology, at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, majoring in English Philology (second major: American Civilization Studies). She has also gone through numerous professional training programmes that cover diverse research related areas, project management, EU communications and EU technical assistance, social, economic and business affairs, marketing and branding, as well as other related topics of relevance to on-going tasks and duties.