Lukas Hässig became a self-employed, freelance economic journalist based in Zurich in the spring of 2006. Since then, he is writing articles and in November 2011 he launched the Internet financial newspaper ‘Inside Paradeplatz’.
In time of the major crisis starting in 2007, he wrote two books on the issues around the Swiss bank USB: “Der UBS-Crash” (2009) and “Paradies Perdu” (2010), published by the Hamburg publishing house Hoffmann and Campe. “The UBS crash” was honored with the Wirtschaftsbuchpreis 2009 by getAbstract and Handelszeitung.
In addition to his work as a journalist, he gives interviews on financial and business questions and he gives lectures.
Lukas Hässig was selected for the 2013 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Inside Paradeplatz, Finanznews aus Zürich’