Klaus Schweinsberg is an acknowledged expert on economy and strategic leadership and a high profile German media commentator. He was nominated by the World Economic Forum in Davos as Young Leader 2009 and is member of the Governance Commission for family-owned businesses. After several years as Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Capital, Germany’s leading Economics Magazine, he now teaches strategy and economic policy at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and at the General Staff College of the German Armed Forces.
Klaus studied Political Economics in Switzerland, Italy and Scotland and obtained his doctorate and PhD in Economic Policy at the University of Fribourg. For ten years he held various managerial positions with Bertelsmann AG, including Business Editor of The Financial Times Deutschland, Editor in Chief and Publisher of Impulse. Frequently published in the press, he is also a respected adviser to senior managers in leading corporations. He is a member of the American Economic Association and the Royal Over-Seas League as well member of several supervisory boards and advisory committees.
Drawing from his extensive experiences as personal advisor and member of various supervisory boards, Klaus offers audiences an inside view of current economic trends. With a wealth of research at his disposal, he also offers audiences essential the essential tools and proven strategies designed to help organisations gain a competitive advantage in the current economic climate.
Regularly invited to appear on TV, Klaus is a dynamic and engaging speaker and has a reputation for delivering even the most complex economic issues in an easily digestible format. He is also a highly versatile and accomplished conference host.
He offers tailored keynotes in German, English, French and Italian and moderates in German, English and French.
Klaus Schweinsberg speaks on "Leadership in Times of Uncertainty":