SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

SJCC Young Professionals: Surviving & Thriving in Japan: Urs Helfenstein

Urs Helfenstein
Thursday, April 30th 2020, 17:45 - 20:30
Switzerland Global Enterprise
Stampfenbachstrasse 85
8006 Zurich
Urs Helfenstein
SJCC Young Professionals

- SJCC Members: free
- Non-Members: chf 10.-


Join us and hear from various personalities regarding their personal experience having worked and lived in Japan.

This event series features personalities from business, government, tourism and other sectors and give you insights not only into different career paths but also diverse experiences with and in Japan. Learn from our key note speakers about their unique Japan Experience and talk to them during the networking part.

Our next guest is Urs Helfenstein, Chief-of-Staff PB APAC Switzerland at Credit Suisse. Urs has a vast experience with Japan: after graduating with Japanese studies as a major in 2001, he has been teaching Japanese at various schools, including the University of St Gallen. Later he joined the APAC division at Credit Suisse where he was and is still working with Japanese clients. Urs is also a middle-school teacher and politically active in Zurich - thus combining a Japanese-Swiss career perfectly. You can find his profile here:

Meet Urs on 5 March and hear more about his careers and personal experiences with Japan.


    17:45: Registration
    18:00: Presentation
    18:40: Discussion / Q&A
    19:00: Networking with light Apéro