A BBC-trained journalist with expertise in the Middle East, Iran and the CIS in particular Azerbaijan as well as multi-language capabilities who displays an ability to write balanced, informative and interesting stories that give all involved parties an opportunity to have their say. A quick learner who can absorb new ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively. Possessing excellent bonding skills and an inquiring mind that helps to win over the confidence of people. Multi-skilled with an ability to build strong working relationships with fellow investigators, photographers, columnists and news editors. Currently looking for a suitable role in journalism with a reputable publisher.