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Daniel Schäfer


Daniel Schäfer

Life at FGS Global

Uses his international media experience to advise clients from different sectors on capital market transactions, financial communications and strategic positioning. Also offers media trainings.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Journalist and media manager: German Bureau Chief at Bloomberg, Finance Editor at Handelsblatt, reporter for the FT and Germany’s FAZ in Frankfurt and London.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Spends a lot of time outdoors with his family and dog. Loves long-distance hiking in and across the Alps, running and snowboarding.

Joined FGS Global as a Partner in August 2021. Uses his extensive experience as a former business and finance journalist to advise clients internationally on capital market transactions, financial communications and strategic positioning. He also offers media trainings for executives.

Before joining FGS Global, Daniel has worked as a journalist and media manager in Frankfurt and London for more than two decades. Most recently, he led the German Bureau of Bloomberg News and was responsible for the three German sites with nearly 60 employees. Prior to that, he led the finance section and Frankfurt bureau of Handelsblatt and worked as correspondent for Germany and banking reporter for the British Financial Times in Frankfurt and London. He started his career as a banking and business reporter at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Daniel has received several awards for his work as journalist and author, including the German Journalism Award, the Sponsorship Award of the Ludwig Erhard Foundation and the German Business Book Award for his book on how financial investors are transforming Germany. He studied Communication Science at the University of Hohenheim and Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

Daniel Schäfer