Christo Volschenk

Selbstständig, Editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa, The AIM Group (publisher of Classified Intelligence Report)

Stuttgart, Germany


Data journalist with nose for news
focused on e-commerce
including classifieds
Data journalist focused on economics and e-commerc
specifically classifieds
share-economy and shopping platforms.
Thirty years behind the keyboard
the first fourteen focused on the economy
the last sixteen focused on e-commerce
and still enjoying every minute!


Professional experience for Christo Volschenk

  • Current 16 years and 10 months, since May 2007

    Editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa

    The AIM Group (publisher of Classified Intelligence Report)

    My job: To research and report on developments in the field online classified platforms in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

  • Current 17 years and 6 months, since Sep 2006

    Editor of English publications

    Statistical Bureau of state Baden-Württemberg

  • Current 17 years and 7 months, since Aug 2006


    Deutsche Telekom

  • Current 21 years, since Mar 2003


    Christo Volschenk

    My job: Copywriter, translator, adaptor, proofreader, web-editor, corporate blog editor, newsletter editor and finance/economics journalist.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Jan 2009 - Sep 2011

    Online editor

    My job: To write new stories, translate existing stories, edit and update the English pages of the German portal

  • 2 years, May 2006 - Apr 2008

    Translator for English website

    Deutsche Börse

  • 2 years and 3 months, Feb 2006 - Apr 2008

    Consulting editor

    Invest in Germany GmbH

  • 1998 - 2002

    Managing editor


Educational background for Christo Volschenk

  • University of Stellenbosch, South Africa


  • German


  • English


  • Afrikaans



Big social
political and economic trends; reading and writing about the business world; heavy South African red wine; the widening gap between rich and poor
and how it's slowly pulling the freemarket system down.

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