Robert Di BaccoChief Operating Officer / Our Team
Robert began his career in education at The American School in Switzerland where he spent four years as the Director of Athletics & Travel. After moving back to North America he changed his focus and became a financial analyst with Travelers Group. However, after a few years he decided to return to the education space and thus founded The Gaia School in Chile and Argentina to help North American middle and high school students broaden their horizons and improve their Spanish language abilities. Robert led the study abroad organization for over eight years and returned again to North America to become the Director of Outdoor Education at The Orme School of Arizona. He has lived and studied in Switzerland and Spain, and has spent many years living and working in Latin America. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.