The Author

Yannick is a Senior PR and Reputation Consultant (Account Director) living in Chur and London. He brings seven years of professional experience in public relations, online- and offline marketing, and journalism. His focus is on the energy and the automotive industry, with particular attention to CSR, politics, strategy and reputation issues.

Account director @Brand Affairs @Reputation Affairs

August 2015 – today

As Account Director, Yannick supports clients with various concerns and challenges in the field of communications, reputations, public relations and brand strategy, including:
-crisis management (internal and external communication)
-media relations and press trips
-media releases and media conferences
-product PR and marketing website consulting

MA in Energy and Environmental Change

January 2019 – January 2020

Yannick completed his Master’s degree at the University of Westminster in London. The MA consisted of International Relations, International Law and Energy Economics modules, hence examining the energy sector and the energy revolution from different perspectives.

Prisonguard @ Polizei und Militärdepartment Bern

September 2014 – May 2015

An extremely exciting time which Yannick was privileged to have, including many formative, beautiful but also difficult moments. As a stick supervisor, Yannick was primarily responsible for pre-trial detention, police detention and deportations.

Social Media Manager @ the Institut for Tourism and Leisure in Chur

March 2012 – July 2014

As a student assistant, Yannick was given the opportunity to help shape the Institute’s online presence from the ground up, which also includes the bachelor’s programme in tourism. This included the launch of the channels as well as the regular procurement and creation of content.

BSc in Tourismus Management

September 2011 – August 2014

Yannick completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur. His focus was on transportation, communication and public relations as well as leadership. For his third semester, Yannick joined the Haaga-Helia University in Finland.

Marketing and CRM trainee @ Chur Tourism

August 2010 – August 2011

Yannick’s first real job and a great start for his professional life. He was able to develop and implement the Tastmodell für Blinde und Sehbehinderte as the responsible project manager.