As the Director of Global Prairie’s Brussels office, John serves as a strategic counselor to our European-based clients as they manage critical business challenges.

John has a deep background in public affairs, management research and executive education, and he has counseled some of the world’s largest companies as well as senior government officials. Prior to joining Global Prairie, John served as Head of Communications at the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE), where he advocated for Europe’s leading rail supply companies at European Union institutions and in European Member States. A Virginia native, John began his career working for a leading research and insights firm in Washington, DC.

A fluent French speaker, John enjoys learning new languages and has a passion for working with people from diverse cultures. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and French from Washington and Lee University and a Masters in European Political and Administrative Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

John Harcus

Director, Brussels