Matthias Daum (*1979) is a journalist and has headed ZEIT’s Swiss office in Zurich since 2014. He studied history, philosophy and art history in Zurich. He has written for ZEIT Switzerland since 2009, first as a freelancer and later as an editor. Before that, he worked as a journalist for the Zürichsee-Zeitung and the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Daum is co-author of the books Daheim – Eine Reise durch die Agglomeration (NZZ Libro, 2013) and Wer regiert die Schweiz (Hier+Jetzt, 2014). In his reporting, Daum focuses on issues of spatial and transport planning in addition to Swiss domestic politics.