Paul Prososki is a government affairs, campaign, and advocacy consultant who has worked in Washington and around the world for 20+ years. He was the Resident Program Director for the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Serbia and Bosnia from 2005 – 2015, and currently serves as the Resident Director in Serbia. Paul led IRI’s respected public opinion research program in the region, and advised major political parties in six national elections. He created seven grassroots NGOs to fill niches in advocacy, and funded and advised many more groups, to drive public demand for reforms. He advised ministers on labor market and agricultural reforms in Serbia, NATO membership in Montenegro, and trade liberalization in Bosnia. Paul has also consulted in Brussels, Hungary, Iraq, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Macedonia, Oman, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
Prior to joining IRI, Paul was the chief economist and lobbyist for the State Government Affairs team at Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), one of the leading strategy and advocacy groups for the center-right in Washington. At ATR, he built coalitions of businesses and activists at the state and federal level, and led successful coalition campaigns to change economic policy in six states and to defeat 10 legislators. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Americans for Tax Reform Foundation. Paul also has extensive legislative experience, serving as a legislative assistant for educational policy for the Vice-Chairman of the Education Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin.Top