Shivam has attained a Masters Degree in Development Studies from Amity University. He joined READ in 2014. He previously held an internship with the National Human Rights Commission and is commended with a certificate of exemplary contribution by the commission among top 50 interns of the country. He is currently looking after the monitoring and evaluation of the programmes in READ India centers. He is engaged in providing active help and support in managing and upbringing sustaining enterprises within the centers.