Astrid's main responsibility is to lead the SITA HR team, providing services to some 4,000 staff based in 220 countries and territories. Her other responsibilities include HR strategy and policy; organizational and employee development: compensation and benefits; manpower planning and resourcing; and employee relations.
She joined SITA from Microsoft where she headed the Middle East and Africa region. She worked for Microsoft for 13 years holding a number of senior HR leadership roles. Astrid has over 20 years HR experience gained in the banking and high tech sectors.
A South African national, she is based in Geneva, Switzerland.