Blake Harrop took up the post of W+K Amsterdam’s Managing Director at the beginning of 2015. Although new to Amsterdam, British native Blake is a W+K veteran having previously spent four years running the Tokyo office.
Prior to W+K, Blake was a Senior Vice President with Digitas in New York and worked client-side in Seoul as the Global Head of Interactive Marketing for Samsung. He also holds a BA in Japanese from the University of London and an MBA from INSEAD.
A man of varied talents, Blake once had a short-lived international career as a Judo player, speaks five languages (English, French, Japanese, Korean and German) and is now working on his Dutch, plays guitar, has three kids and rarely sleeps.