Rita Chaher manages Canalys’ overall services and events business in the Americas, APAC and EMEA regions. 

Prior to joining Canalys in 2006, Rita worked in both the international and Argentinean legal market for Chaher-Sticca y Asoc in Mendoza, Argentina, becoming a member of the Mendoza Bar Association, and an active member of COLADIC (Latin American Council of International and Comparative Law) and IMLA (International Media Law Association).

Before graduating as a lawyer, Rita completed an internship for the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the Center for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford University, where she corresponded with presenters and lecturers of the High Level EU-Latin American and Caribbean Information Society. She also took part in the Media Law Advocate Training Program at Oriel College.

Rita qualified as a solicitor in Argentina, at Mendoza University, and speaks English and Spanish.