Harry van Schaick

Regional Editor, the Americas

"One of the great opportunities a career with OBG gives you is the chance to work in a variety of different business cultures across the world. Adapting to new countries and regions can be challenging at times but boosts your ability to adapt immensely"

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Harry studied Human Geography (Hons) at the University of Sheffield and subsequently obtained an MSC in International Development from the University of Amsterdam. 

Work History 

Originally from the UK, Harry speaks both English and Spanish. Having joined OBG in 2015 he is currently based in Mexico and previously worked in the company's Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices. 

Working for OBG has given Harry the opportunity to meet and interview some of the world's key political leaders, the most recent of which was Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Additionally, he meets numerous executives, ministers and foreign ambassadors in the course of his work.  

Before joining OBG, Harry worked on policy at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna and conducted research with their Colombia field office. Prior to this, he worked as a freelance writer covering a number of Latin American countries, as well as for a local radio station in his native UK. 

Harry is passionate about music and sport, and spends most of his free time exploring the great outdoors. 

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