Gareth Harding (UK/BE) is the founder and owner of Clear Europe, a media and communication training company. He is also an adjunct professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and directs their Brussels programme.
Before turning to teaching and training, Gareth Harding reported on European affairs for European Voice, Time and from 2002-2006 as Chief European Correspondent for United Press International. He has also written for the New York Times, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Independent, Foreign Policy and Foreign Affairs. In 2015-2016 he was a columnist for EUObserver and in 2021-22 Associate Editor of POLITICO Europe.
Gareth Harding has directed documentaries, won a European award for his multimedia work and conducted dozens of media and journalism trainings around the world. He worked as a speechwriter and political advisor in the House of Commons and European Parliament before becoming a journalist.
He holds a degree in politics and history from the London School of Economics and a Master’s in communication from VUB in Brussels.