about me

Sven Millischer Journalist Business Editor Communication

I’m co-director „companies & politics“ with Handelszeitung, Switzerland’s leading business weekly. I’m managing a team of six business editors who are covering highly regulated industries and sectors like banking, insurance, utilities und telcos.

Resume Sven Millischer


For now more than ten years I’ve been working as a business journalist. Prior to Handelszeitung I was working as deputy head of business section at Die Nordwestschweiz – one of Switzerland’s largest daily newspaper.


I hold a Master in Business Administration from Zurich University of Applied Sciences and a M.A. in Literature and Media sciences from University of Basel.   I’ve also taken Seminars for Business Journalist at Wharton Business School in Philadelphia. 

I’ve received a postgraduate certificate of advanced studies in Business Communication and Management from University of St. Gallen.

Recently I’ve attended a course in data journalism/data science which involved following topics: Python, Unix Command Line, Github, Scraper-Libraries, BeautifulSoup, Pandas, Selenium, matplotlib, Regular Expressions, Stackoverflow, Natural Language Processing


I’m a native (Swiss) German speaker, fluent in English and French. I’m living and working in Zurich, Switzerland.