Delano’s Aaron Grunwald takes stock of 2017 and looks ahead to next year
Photo: Maison Moderne
That was the year that was… 2017: Delano journalist Aaron Grunwald reflects on the main business and finance events in the grand duchy over the past year.
Years of experience as a journalist in Luxembourg:
I will remember 2017 as the year that Luxembourg…
Apparently landed a Google data centre, crossed the €4trn mark in the funds sector, and made a splash with its space mining industry.
The Delano story I worked on that gave me most satisfaction…
It’s a tie between our May cover story (“Our stake in the game”) and June cover story (“Fintech will change us”). There was great collaboration between the writers, photographers and graphic designers, and the people that we interviewed, which resulted in two nicely illuminating stories.
The most interesting person I interviewed…
I enjoyed my behind-the-scenes tour of the Hotel Place d’Armes, in May, much more than I thought I would going in. It’s a complex operation, but what was really interesting was meeting the people who work there. I interviewed 10 staff members that day, and it was worth spending the time to meet each one of them.