Hans-Jakob Boesch, PhD

Senior Advisor – Zurich

Strategic risk and crisis management, management of political risks, public affairs, reputation management, strategic communication, project management

Hans-Jakob Boesch is founder and managing director of hjb GmbH, specialised in strategic risk and crisis management, and a Senior Advisor to BOLDT (Switzerland). He supports companies, associations and business leaders in controlling its own political and reputational risks and in avoiding major crisis.

Hans-Jakob Boesch knows Swiss politics and the media landscape from the inside: Since 2016 Hans-Jakob Boesch is president of the liberal party of the canton of Zurich and he served for four years as a member of parliament of the canton of Zurich. From 2016 to 2020 Hans-Jakob Boesch worked for Swiss Life, a leading Swiss insurance company, and was responsible to establish and lead the public affairs for its asset management. For many years Hans-Jakob Boesch worked as a project manager in economic research and policy consultancy. He holds a PhD in political science and economics.

Personal motto

“Krise ist ein produktiver Zustand. Man muss ihm nur den Beigeschmack der Katastrophe nehmen.” (Max Frisch)
(A crisis is a productive state; you simply have to get rid of its aftertaste of catastrophe.)






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