Peter Vanham is an author, media strategist, and business journalist. He writes about the global economy and the people who help shape it, contributing stories to Financial Times, Business Insider, and World Economic Forum Agenda. His first book, "Before I Was CEO" (Wiley, 2017), tells the life stories and lessons from leaders before they reached the top.
Since 2014, Peter works as US media lead for the World Economic Forum. Previously he works as a consultant for Bain & Company, as US country manager for legendary Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx, and as founder and gardener in his own company, Via Verde. Peter holds an M.A. in Business & Economics Journalism from Columbia University and an M.Sc. in Commercial Engineering from his alma mater in Belgium, the Catholic University of Leuven. He lives and works in New York.