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Carolin Dost

Expert Associate PartnerFrankfurt

Advises advanced industry and medtech clients on development excellence– driving product innovation, financial steering, and R&D transformations

Carolin is an expert associate partner in our Operations Practice. Based in Frankfurt, she advises clients on development excellence, R&D transformations, and project-target cost planning.

Examples of Carolin’s recent work include the following:

  • transforming the R&D operations for multiple automotive and medtech organizations through implementing lean and agile principles
  • setting up an R&D target cost-managing approach for an automotive manufacturer, including top-down and bottom-up planning of development based on R&D benchmarks for product modules
  • optimizing the total cost of ownership of an industrial equipment manufacturer, which included an end-to-end design to value program
  • redesigning the R&D organizational structure and global footprint of a commercial-vehicle manufacturer
  • improving laboratory operations of a medical service provider with a strong focus on performance management


Technical University of Darmstadt
MS, industrial engineering