Marc Lettau (Editor-in-Chief) and Sandra Krebs (Editorial Assistant) are supported by a team of journalists and a graphic designer. Together, they are responsible for reviewing the topics as well as the planning, realisation and design. The members of the editorial team introduce themselves:
Marc Lettau (MUL) joined the editorial team of “Swiss Review” in June 2011 and has been Editor-in-Chief since October 2018. He lives in Bern and worked for three decades as an editor at the daily newspaper “Der Bund”, focusing on local, domestic, and foreign news. Marc Lettau has close ties with Bulgaria and knows how the “Fifth Switzerland” lives, as part of his family has lived in Tasmania for decades. Marc Lettau is part of the "trusted journalist" network.
Sandra Krebs has worked on the “Swiss Review” as an editorial assistant since October 2017. In her pivotal role, she deals with readers, head office and regional editorial teams, the commission, graphic artists, translators and proofreaders. She is also responsible for managing the website and the app.
Stéphane Herzog has written for the “Swiss Review” since 2015. He has worked on a freelance basis for various publications and as a correspondent for the Agence Télégraphique Suisse (ats) in Geneva. He managed the monthly title “Repère social” and was involved in the launch of the www.reiso.org website. He has also managed the careers supplement of “Le Temps”. His recent investigations include reports on the position of the Roma people in Europe, tobacco multinationals and electronic cigarettes and the precarious working conditions of some physicists at CERN.
Theodora Peter is a freelance journalist for the news media and specialist publications; she has been writing regularly for the “Swiss Review” since 2018. Up to 2013, she headed the domestic editorial team of the SDA news agency and lectured at the Medienausbildungszentrum MAZ (Media Training Centre MAZ). Her career in journalism began at the “Berner Tagwacht” and then took her to Lausanne, amongst other places, where she worked as a western Swiss correspondent for the SDA. After returning to the federal capital, she worked as editor-in-chief for the daily newspaper “Der Bund”, amongst others.
Susanne Wenger (SWE) has been writing for the “Swiss Review” since 2013 and joined the editorial team in 2018. She is a freelance journalist with an interest in political processes and social reality. Wenger previously worked as an editor and head of department at several daily newspapers and a trade journal.
Paolo Bezzola has been working for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) since 1997, serving for around 20 years at various Swiss representations abroad. He returned to Switzerland in 2015 to join the Americas Division of the Directorate of Political Affairs. Bezzola has been working at the Consular Directorate as a consular specialist since summer 2019, in charge of the various issues concerning relations with the Swiss Abroad. He acts as our FDFA intermediary within the “Swiss Review” editorial team and is responsible for the “Notes from the Federal Palace” section.
Joseph Haas has been defining the style of the “Swiss Review” since 2016. He learned graphic design at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Lucerne. Afterwards, he lived in Germany for four years and gained valuable experience in advertising. Back in Switzerland, he worked in various renowned agencies before setting up his own business in 1994. Today he works mainly for SMEs, NGOs and associations.
Dölf Barben (DB)
Mireille Guggenbühler (GUM)
Eva Hirschi (EH)
Jürg Steiner (JS)
Danielle Liniger (DL)
Charles Linsmayer (CL)
Ruth von Gunten (RG)