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Chad Astmann

Senior Client Partner, Global Co-Head of Investment Management

Chad Astmann currently serves as Co-Head of Global Investment Management based in New York.

Chad is a leading financial services organizational and talent consultant focused on the investment management industry.

In his over twenty years of experience in investment management executive recruitment and organizational consulting, Chad has placed top leaders in the areas of executive leadership, investments, distribution and infrastructure. He has also worked extensively in delivering holistic human capital solutions to his clients around the world.

Chad speaks and consults frequently on the challenges of managing organizations and human capital in the modern age of digital transformation. He applies both his rich professional and academic experiences in supporting organizations as they seek to achieve their mission and purpose.

Chad was previously with a global executive search and consulting firm, where he was head of the North American Asset Management Practice and a member of the global Financial Services Practice for over thirteen years. Prior to that, he was a search consultant for a European-based multinational recruitment firm where he focused on financial services searches for leading global investment firms. Chad started his career in financial services in the Equity Capital Markets group at Merrill Lynch & Co in New York.

Chad holds a B.A. in Psychology, an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from New York University where he completed a thesis on cultural bias in executive assessments. He is currently completing an MBA at John Hopkins University with a concentration in Leading Organizations. Chad currently serves on the Alumni Board of the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Department at New York University.