Experts - Kosovo
Director of Political Tours
Nicholas Wood set up the company in 2009 after ten years’ experience working as a reporter in the Balkans. Most recently he was the New York Times Correspondent for the region from 2003-2008. Previously he worked for the BBC, The Guardian, The Observer, The Washington Post and CBS’s 60 Minutes.
He covered the 1999 refugee crisis in Kosovo, the fall of Milosevic, the 2001 inter-ethnic conflict in Macedonia, the 2004 Kosovo riots, and the build up to Kosovo’s independence.
Prominent themes in his reporting include European integration and foreign policy, war crimes, justice and post-conflict development. Links to his work can be found on The New York Times website.
Nicholas is a regular speaker on the region and has given talks at The John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, and New York University’s Journalism program (Prague) among others.
He lived and worked in Kosovo between 1999 and 2004, before moving to Slovenia. He returned to the UK in 2009.
He can be contacted by phone on +44 7855 266 151 or email at nicholaswood (at) politicaltours.com