about me

Sven Millischer

I’m working as Head of Open Source Intelligence OSINT
with AC Assets Control in Zug, Switzerland.

I’m a certified fraud examiner CFE and former investigative business journalist with 15+ years of professional experience.

Specialized in Enhanced Due Diligence. We do provide background checks, in-depth analysis and research regarding individuals, counter-parties, business relationships and investments.

Our clients include wealthy families and their family offices, prestigious government institutions and private enterprises.

Previous jobs

I was member of the editorial board with Handelszeitung, Switzerland’s leading business weekly.

I was leading investigative research and did manage a team of business editors covering highly regulated industries like banking, insurance, utilities und telcos.

Prior to Handelszeitung, Sven Millischer was deputy head of business section at Die Nordwestschweiz – one of Switzerland’s largest newspapers.

For more than fifteen years I was working as an investigative reporter.


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 attended specific «Seminars for Business Journalist» at Wharton Business School in Philadelphia. 

I did receive a postgraduate certificate of advanced studies in Business Communication and Management from University of St. Gallen.

I did attended several post graduate courses in data journalism/data science, forensic accounting, fraud examination, risk management and anti-money-laundering compliance.


I’m a native (Swiss) German speaker, fluent in English and French, and some Italian.