Kristijan Kevešević began his professional legal engagement in the field of protection and promotion of human rights by working on national policies related to human rights and discrimination as a legal advisor and later as an assistant director in the Government Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities.
As a government official, he was appointed a member of the EU High Level Group on combating racism, xenophobia, and other forms of intolerance and EU High Level Group on non-discrimination, equality, and diversity. In 2019, he joined the Ombudsperson for Gender Equality Office as a legal advisor of the ombudsperson, dealing with gender equality issues and discrimination, especially in the area of
labour market, violence against women, and LGBTQIA+ rights. In April 2020, the Croatian parliament appointed him to the position of Deputy Ombudsperson for Gender Equality of the Republic of Croatia.