Eurasia Group | Henry Rome


Analyst, Global Macro/Iran


Global macro politics, Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Israel, Syria

Henry Rome specializes in Iranian foreign, domestic, and economic policy as part of Eurasia Group's Global Macro practice. He also supports the Middle East practice's work on Israeli security and foreign policy and the geopolitics of the Syrian conflict.
Prior to joining the firm, Henry worked as a research assistant and associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he focused on the Iranian nuclear program and Israeli security policy. A former journalist, Henry reported from Israel for The Jerusalem Post, covering Iran, terrorism, and Holocaust restitution. He earned a master of philosophy degree in international relations and politics with distinction from the University of Cambridge. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor's degree in political science and a Certificate in Near Eastern studies (Persian language). One of Henry's first jobs was as a play-by-play commentator of college baseball at a community TV station in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.