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Martina Fuchs

Business Journalist, Event Moderator and Expert on Asia, China and the Middle East

Martina Fuchs Biography

Martina Fuchs is an international TV presenter, business journalist, an expert on Asia and the Middle East, a cross-cultural communicator and bridge builder and a globetrotter.

A former CNNMoney Switzerland TV Anchor based in Zurich, Martina worked as Senior Business Reporter for the Chinese state broadcaster CGTN (China Global Television Network, formerly CCTV NEWS) in Beijing. Before that, she was Reuters Economy Correspondent for the Gulf Arab region in Dubai and Reuters Financial TV Producer in London.

She holds a Master in International Economic History from the University in Geneva, Switzerland, a Postgraduate Diploma in TV Journalism from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and a Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the New York University (NYU) Stern Business School.

She speaks 9 languages, including: German, French, English, Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Swahili.

She has hosted many top financial and business events around the world, such as the inaugural 2019 Women Power Forum in Hong Kong in the presence of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) annual general meeting in Luxembourg in 2019, the CEO Summit 2018 of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Zurich, the China Europe Investment Summit 2018 in Andermatt, the opening of the world’s largest bank Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Zurich in the presence of Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer and Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan, or the 2018 Swiss Management Forum (SMG).

Martina is also a seasoned public keynote speaker, with a wide and in-depth portfolio of knowledge in international finance and emerging markets, and has the ability to conduct executive cross-cultural communication and Chinese business culture training.

Martina has covered top global news events, such as the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing in 2017, the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in 2016, the St. Gallen Symposium, and has conducted dozens of exclusive interviews during her career, including with the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Syngenta CEO Erik Fyrwald, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, Chinese star pianist Lang Lang, the Dalai Lama, or Grammy Award winner and musician Will.I.Am.

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Testimonials for Martina Fuchs

“Ms. Fuchs moderated two panel discussions on China 1980 and China Today at the 39th Annual General Meeting of the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) and the Swiss-Hong Kong Business Association (SHKBA). They featured high-calibre guests from UBS, Novartis Pharma, Georg Fischer, Maschinenfabrik Rieter, Bühler Management, F. Hoffmann La Roche and Schindler Management and were definitely a highlight of the event! She has an amazing ability to connect with her audience, is incredibly lively and energizing, and impressed with her knowledge of the Asian economies and global financial markets.”

Felix Sutter

President, Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC)

“It was such a joy to see Martina in action and she made our event so special. She’s a master at what she does and an inspiration to women. It was such an enjoyable experience working together.”

Charlotte Gannon

Events & Marketing Manager, British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

“Having Martina as our Executive Forum speaker was a one of a kind experience. Martina’s extraordinary language skills and professional experience was an inspiration to our students and alumni. Her willingness offer advice and availability to share her knowledge was so genuine thus well-liked by our audience; thus making her Forum a great success!”

Ding Yuan

Dean, China Europe International Business School

“Martina hosted the official opening of our ICBC Zurich branch in June 2018. It marked a milestone in our history, making ICBC the second Chinese bank to establish a presence in the Swiss financial centre. Following the successful event, she conducted an interview with me on CNNMoney Switzerland which highlighted the significance of this move:” 

Shu Gu

President, ICBC

Martina Fuchs‘s Topics

Asia / China

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Emerging markets

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Intercultural leadership

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Business coaching and mentoring

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Middle East

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Cross-cultural communication

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Sustainability and impact investing

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Business, finance, global markets

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Leadership 4.0

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Globalization, international relations

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