Sheniz Tan, Director

Sheniz Tan is AsfarEurope’s Director.

Sheniz is responsible for all of AsfarEurope’s activities, strategy and overall organisational development.

Sheniz holds an MA in Reconciliation and Peacebuilding from the University of Winchester, has a BA (Hons) in Politics and History of the Middle East with Turkish from the University of Durham and holds a Level 7 Strategic Management qualification and is Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.

Sheniz has worked in the Youth, NGO & Charities, Welfare to Work, Social Entrepreneurship & International Development sectors since 2007, for a variety of different organisations over the past 16 years, including: the British Youth Council and LionHeart In The Community.

From 2015 to 2018, Sheniz, acted as a Project Development Consultant at Rinova, responsible for monitoring its EU portfolio (23+ large scale EU programmes) and project managed and supported a cross ranges of programmes including: Erasmus+; EU Justice; Interreg; Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programmes.

Since 2019, Sheniz has focused strictly on AsfarEurope and its partnership network, developing a series of new dynamic learning, employment, skills and social entrepreneurship programmes, including RESOLVE, a reconciliation for development learning programme and the RESOLVE: Network.

Additionally, Sheniz is an Aim Texas World Bank consultant to the Republic of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population acting as team leader on the design of its’ communications and outreach strategy for its’ flagship Employment Support Programme.


Publications, Lectures & Research

A profile of child marriage in the Caucasus, Asfar e-Journal, December 2017.

Erasmus+ European Partnership for Apprenticeships project.

Erasmus+ Euro-IVET: Enhancing the quality of initial vocational and education training for young people in urban and multicultural settings.

Erasmus+ Interculturality Mobility

Erasmus+ Igma-Femina

Erasmus+ REVaLUE: Refugees Empowerment through VET in an inclusive Europe.

Talking Peace, Exploring Conflict, University of Winchester.

All writers' views in articles are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the AsfarEurope team.

Published by AsfarEurope in London, UK - ISSN 2055-7957 (Online)