Prior to establishing Tostmann The Executive Finder GmbH in 2009, Astrid Tostmann worked for Heidrick & Struggles International in their Frankfurt office from 1998 to 2009. Astrid held multiple positions within the organization including partner "Financial Services", Germany, and practice managing partner “Legal, Risk & Compliance”, Germany and EMEA.
Astrid studied law and business administration in Freiburg, Hamburg and at the Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier. She started her business career with a trainee programme at Gruner+Jahr, Hamburg, and was later promoted to Project Leader in "Marketing, Research and Services", before she transitioned to HR consulting. Astrid speaks fluent German, English and French.
Astrid is a member of the German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management ("DVFA") and FidAR "Women on Supervisory Boards".