Alex Azarov is a peace-seeker and professional mediator with a special interest in peacebuilding and dialogues. He is currently managing the CSSP/Inmedio project in Ukraine supporting local dialogue initiatives. Prior to that, he worked for 1.5 years for mediatEUr in partnership with UNDP building a dialogue support platform in Ukraine. In 2013-14, Alex completed an internship in Moscow with International Crisis Group, conducting research on conflicts in the North Caucasus. In Australia, Alex worked as a tenant advocate at a community legal centre and as a mediator specialising in tenancy disputes. Alex holds bachelors of Medical Science & Law from the University of Technology, Sydney and a masters of Mediation & Conflict Resolution from the University of Queensland.