Dominique Hinden

lic.phil.I / Journalist

Phone +41 43 222 58 44

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Studied German and French Linguistics and Literature at the Universities of Basel and Tours (France), graduating lic.phil.I in 1998 Followed by studies at the Medienausbildungszentrum (MAZ – Media Training Centre) in Lucerne, graduating with Diploma in Journalism in 2000

Professional experience:

1994 – 2000: Substitute teacher for French and German at various Swiss Baccalaureate and secondary schools After graduation, two-year internship as a journalist at a local newspaper in the Basel region 2000 – 2006: Economic Editor at a big Swiss daily newspaper. Deployments with the newspaper in Brussels and Madrid, then maternity leave 2007 – 2010: Economic Editor at the Beobachter, the biggest Swiss advice and consumer magazine Since 2012: After another period of maternity leave, Relocation Specialist, Educational Consultant and Specialist for International Employments and Social Security at Transforma Ltd.

Core areas of expertise:

In-depth knowledge of application practice for residence and work permits in Switzerland and of the Swiss education system Social security law and work permit practice in international employment relationships and employee secondments Research and analysis of various questions in the areas of education (school issues) and economics Used to managing issues with public authorities in a solution-oriented way Project planning and management Excellent knowledge of the different Swiss regions and their ways of life (cultural, structural and geographical)


Business German, French, English; verbal Italian and Dutch