Senior Broadcast Journalist and Desk Editor
BBC World Television
Three Bachelor's and three Master's degrees including Science, and International Relations and Diplomacy. Since 1998, with BBC: Producer then Senior Producer and Editor, based in London; 2010-11, BBC World Service Bureau Chief, Afghanistan; specializes in politics, security and culture in Central and South Asia, and the Middle East. Former Visiting Scholar, Ohio State University, US. Visiting Lecturer, University of Westminster, London. Recipient of awards: Global Reith Award for Outstanding Contribution, BBC (2009); first Allama Tarzai Award, Kabul (2010); 40 Under 40 Young European Leader (2012).