Gregor van Essen is the founder and director of ForeignTalent. For more than 15 years, Gregor developed new markets and set-up offices for companies in Europe, Asia and the United States. This has given him broad experience with international business development and global staffing. Through his work at academic publishing company Reed Elsevier, Gregor built an extensive network among top universities worldwide.

Gregor is based in the Netherlands. He previously worked in New York, Singapore and London.