Alex Azarov is an associate of MediatEUr, a Brussels-based peace mediation NGO. He is currently working on helping Ukrainians to develop dialogue capacity for dealing with the challenges facing their country.
Alex has worked in Australia as a tenant advocate at a community legal centre in Sydney. More recently he worked in Brisbane as a mediator specialising in tenancy disputes. He has extensive experience conducting research for various Australian academics and mediators into alternative dispute resolution.
Propelled by an interest in international conflict resolution in 2013-14, Alex completed an internship at the Moscow office of International Crisis Group, and participated in the ICP/Caux International Summer Academies on Nagorno Karabakh (2013) and Peace Mediation (2014) which set him on the path that brought him to mediatEUr. His special interest is in conflicts involving Russia, including those in the Caucasus and Ukraine. 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.