Muhamed Mesic is a senior coordinator to the Brainswork Institute – a social legacy and positive change think tank and research organization based in Vienna. His work relates to analyzing lessons from extraordinary individuals from the past that have made a difference, particularly in settings as challenging as the Holocaust or the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda, and connecting these in making tomorrow's world a better place. He specialized in international law and human rights at the University of Vienna.
From 2005 to 2008, Muhamed Mesic worked as a Research Fellow for the Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law with the University of Sarajevo, managing international projects and conferences and carrying out research on crimes in Bosnia, as well as the Holocaust. He has also closely worked on human rights-related projects with various institutions throughout Africa, Europe and North America. He served on the Tuzla City Council from 2004 to 2006 and has continued to work with public policy institutions such as the British Council.
Muhamed Mesic is also a special advisor to Brainswork, a Vienna/Louisville-based sustainable development network. He spends his free time learning and teaching languages from Aramaic to Yiddish and Inuktitut.
Muhamed Mesic is a member of the Steering Committee of the Foundation Alliance of Civilizations in Macedonia.