Nishu Hassim is currently the Public Relations (PR) Services Director at her own PR firm Nehemiah Consultants.
A past pupil of Methodist College, Nishu was the first to represent her school at the prestigious Future World Leader’s Summit in Washington, USA in 2004 and worked on the Committee on Weapons of Mass Destruction. She was also the First Secretary of the Sri Lanka Youth Parliament.
During her career, Nishu has worked for some of the well known media houses in Sri Lanka. Starting off as a news presenter, she went on to become a part of the pioneer team of weather anchors at Channel One MTV’s Weather 1st.
Apart from electronic media, Nishu has also worked for English language business and leisure magazines like LMD, Living, Review and Esteem. She has spent much of her life writing and was recognised with an Award for Outstanding Poetry by the American Association of Poets.
Nishu is an active volunteer with the United Nations Volunteers, Connect Lanka, SMILE Sri Lanka and the Logos Hope Ship.