Felix Holtermann was born in Stuttgart. He graduated from the Cologne School of Journalism and completed a degree in economics and politics at the Universities of Cologne and Auckland, New Zealand, as a graduate economist. Scientifically he deals with the economic growth theory and its critics. Felix Holtermann gained journalistic experience in print (eg Südwest Presse, Süddeutsche Zeitung, FAZ). He volunteered cross-media at WDR, worked as a business editor and speaker for the radio director. Since 2017 he is finance editor of the Handelsblatt. At the finance desk, he is primarily responsible for the topics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and the digitization of the financial industry.