Shiva K. Dhungana, the Senior Regional Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Specialist of Search for Common Ground, has a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratization from the University of Sydney and a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of the Philippines at Diliman. Out of a professional career that spans 25 years, Shiva has been active in the field of conflict transformation and peacebuilding for the last 16 years. His areas of expertise include: research, monitoring and evaluation, program design and management in Nepal and other countries in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Shiva has conducted at least 12 evaluations in many parts of the world and overseen evaluation consultants in more than 15 countries. He has produced more than 20 publications to date, and has written peer-reviewed journal articles, policy papers and research monographs as well as having edited books, training manuals and a number of unpublished research reports. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Forced Migration Review, Kasarinlan: Philippines Journal of Third World Studies and Refugee Watch, among others. Shiva has facilitated Monitoring and Evaluation Training for Peacebuilding Practitioners in Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.