Shiv works across a wide range of communications channels to strengthen the visibility of Conciliation Resources’ activities and achievements, while promoting inclusive dialogue and mediation to build peace.
He joined Conciliation Resources in 2021, after ten years working in Warsaw and Vienna for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) – the world’s largest regional security organisation. There, among his many duties, he provided day-to-day communications assistance to the OSCE Secretary General and the Chairpersonships-in-Office, and worked on communications strategies and messages related to mediation processes in the Moldova/Transnistria, Nagorny Karabakh and Ukraine contexts.
Prior to this, Shiv worked as a journalist for the BBC News Channel, ITV News, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and Al Jazeera English Television – covering the regional and international news agendas from newsrooms in Russia, Qatar, Serbia and Malaysia.
Shiv, who was born and raised in London, speaks English, German, Hindi-Urdu, Russian and Spanish.