Partner, Executive Search - European Startups & Cleantech

Isabella Castaldi

Isabella’s impressive career in Talent Acquisition has taken her across Europe and North America, working with some of the biggest names in the industry. Before joining Key Search in Basel as a Consultant, Isabella honed her skills in London and Barcelona, gaining valuable experience in attracting and placing top talent.

Throughout her career, Isabella has partnered with multinational companies in diverse industries, including HPE, Korn Ferry, WarnerMedia, Zimmer Biomet, Bayer, and SAP, and now also with many startups and scaleups. Her expertise in all aspects of Talent Acquisition has made her a trusted partner for clients, consultants, and candidates alike.

Isabella’s academic achievements are equally impressive. She holds a BSc in Business from Cass Business School London, an MSc in Human Resources from the London School of Economics, and a CIPD qualification.

Expertise, Languages and Region

Digital scale-ups up to enterprises in various industries
Diversity hiring
Early-stage startups
Mid to C-level hiring
Impact driven companies


What our clients say about Isabella Castaldi

Working with Isabella was a real pleasure, she's smart, sharp, very available and she knows how to report insights to the candidate and to the company as well. As a candidate, she gave me a lot of tips to success my interviews.
Sebastien Preneta
VP Engineering at Innovorder
Isabella is one of those consultants in the Executive Search space that you truly want to work with. Always on top of things, sharp, relevant discussions with relevant individuals, no delays, no excuses, nonchalant, and a great facilitator of the transition process.
Robert Hofmeister
Director BD mdgroup
Absolutely great work - good understanding of what we needed, fast, great outcome. Very happy and for sure again. Highly recommended to work with Isabella and the Key search team.
Paul Schwarzenholz
CEO Zenloop


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