Klaus Schweinsberg

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Klaus Schweinsberg (born July 9, 1970 in Lindau ) is a German journalist , publicist and economist .


Klaus Schweinsberg studied economics at the universities of Friborg ( Switzerland ), Siena ( Italy ) and St. Andrews ( Great Britain ). He then worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Public Finance at the University of Friborg and studied communication sciences at the journalism seminar there . In 1999 he was on the work of democratic reform - all important ideas for the reform of the German constitution Overview doctorate .

From May 2003 he was deputy editor-in-chief and from 2004 editor-in-chief of the business magazine Impulse . He later became editor-in-chief of the business magazine Capital and publisher of Impulse . After the magazines and other titles of the Gruner + Jahr business press were integrated into a central business editorial office in the Financial Times Deutschland in Hamburg, Schweinsberg left the company.

In 2009 Schweinsberg was accepted into the group of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum .

Klaus Schweinsberg is honorary professor for economic policy and strategy at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln . As a reserve officer he is a lecturer in security policy and strategy in general staff training at the command academy of the Bundeswehr in Hamburg. He taught at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg . From 2010 to 2019 he was a member of the German Governance Commission for Family Businesses . In 2010 he was Secretary General of the Governance Commission for Family Businesses.

Schweinsberg is married and has four children.


  • Klaus Schweinsberg: Leading properly: eight virtues for success in times of uncertainty. With highlights from practice: from A for Achleitner to Z for Zetsche . Herder , Freiburg im Breisgau 2014, ISBN 978-3-451-33291-3 , p. 141 .
  • Klaus Schweinsberg: Democratic reform. All important ideas for reforming the German constitution at a glance . Shaker , Aachen 2003, ISBN 3-8322-1964-1 , p. 377 .
  • Klaus Schweinsberg: Can we still be saved? Why state, market and society are heading for a system collapse . FinanzBook Verlag , Munich 2011, ISBN 978-3-89879-597-5 , pp. 235 .
  • with Christoph Binswanger, Gerhard Schwarz, Klaus Schweinsberg (Eds.): Walter Adolf Jöhr - Economy in the Light of Political Ethics, Selected Writings, Mohr Siebeck Verlag, Tübingen 2002, ISBN 978-3-16-147324-1 , p. 429.
  • with Carsten Laschet: The most important supervisory boards in Germany. Bundesanzeiger Verlag, Cologne 2015, ISBN 978-3-8462-0582-2 , p. 216.
  • Klaus Schweinsberg: Stress test 2020: Which management works. And why. Success factor uncertainty competence , Herder , Freiburg im Breisgau 2020, ISBN 978-3-45-138831-6 , p. 207.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Prof. Dr. Klaus Schweinsberg kress.de
  2. ^ Klaus Schweinsberg: Services of general interest: Care instead of ordering . In: The time . June 16, 2011, ISSN  0044-2070 ( zeit.de [accessed January 10, 2020]).
  3. Klaus Schweinsberg - "We are facing a change of epochs". Retrieved January 10, 2020 .
  4. a b c Klaus Schweinsberg , rfh-koeln.de
  5. Klaus Schweinsberg appointed deputy editor-in-chief of IMPULSE , guj.de, April 6, 2003
  6. Thomas Voigt from January 2004 editor of IMPULSE , guj.de, November 3, 2003
  7. a b Klaus Schweinsberg leaves G + J and "Capital" , horizont.net, November 18, 2008
  8. Hermreck and Schweinsberg are Young Global Leaders 2009. Accessed January 10, 2020 (German).
  9. authors herder.de
  10. Board of Directors & Advisory Board of Meisterkreis-deutschland.com
  11. ^ Philip Plickert: End times mood. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung . March 14, 2011, accessed January 7, 2020 .
  12. New governance code for family businesses presented / Extended commission of well-known family businesses and scientists supplements the guidelines / Commentary enables better implementation in practice , verbaende.com, June 19, 2010