Business journalist for 30 years, formerly at Handelsblatt (Head of Economic Policy Department), since editor at the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich since 1999. From 2007 to 2022 head of the economic editorial department. Numerous articles for magazines and books, participation in television and radio radio rounds, lectures, moderations.
Bastian Brinkmann is deputy head of the business section of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Born in 1988 in North Rhine-Westphalia, grew up near Berlin, with stations in Dublin and Brussels. Cologne School of Journalism. Studied economics and political science in Cologne and South Korea.
Wolfgang Krach, born in 1963, joined the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" from the news magazine "Der Spiegel" in 2003, as managing editor and head of the newsdesk. In 2007, Krach was appointed to the editorial board, initially as deputy editor-in-chief. He has been editor-in-chief of "Süddeutsche Zeitung" since April 1, 2015, together with Judith Wittwer since July 2020.
Born in Oberhausen in 1979, studied economics and politics in Cologne and Stockholm, at the same time attending the Cologne School of Journalism. 10 years as economics editor at the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung", then moved to the current position as deputy head of the economics department and head of the Frankfurt bureau. Since autumn 2022 she has been head of the SZ economics department.
Ulrich Schäfer is deputy editor-in-chief of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. After seven years at Der Spiegel, he began reporting from Berlin in 2003, initially as deputy head of the SZ parliamentary bureau. From 2007, he headed the business editorial department for nine years, the Munich, Region and Bavaria department for three years and built up the SZ's new newsdesk as head of news.
born in 1977, has been leading the editorial team of the Süddeutsche Zeitung together with Wolfgang Krach since summer 2020. Previously, she was business editor for Axel Springer's Handelszeitung in Zurich before returning to Tages-Anzeiger as head of news and CvD and joining the editorial team in 2016, then as editor-in-chief from 2018.