Life at FGS Global
As managing director, he advises clients on strategic positioning, capital market communications and M&A transactions. He also trains customers in dealing with the media.
Life Pre-FGS Global
After having finished university, Olaf spent almost 30 years in the media and held various leadership positions, lately as Chief Editor Germany at Reuters.
Life Beyond FGS Global
He is a fan of Latin America, loves sports and music.
Olaf Zapke is Managing Director in the Frankfurt office. He advises clients from various industries, focusing on strategic positioning, capital market communications and M&A transactions. He also trains customers in dealing with the media.
Before joining FGS Global in 2020, he worked for the leading global news and data provider Thomson Reuters, most recently for a decade as editor-in-chief for Germany, Switzerland, Austria & the Balkans. He also served Thomson Reuters as Managing Director Germany for some years. Prior to that, he was a correspondent at Deutsche Presse-Agentur, where he covered topics such as the economy, mergers & acquisitions and IPOs.
Olaf Zapke studied Political Science, Modern History and Spanish at the University of Cologne. During his tenure at Thomson Reuters, he was a jury member for several years of the “German Journalism Prize”.