Sören Schuster has been heading the TGFS since July 2007 as a managing director.
He holds a graduate degree in physics with a minor in business administration from the University of Leipzig. After his graduation in 1996, he joined the Leipzig office of Technologieholding, by then Germany's leading venture capital firm. After a stay at Soffinova Ventures in San Francisco and the merger of Technologieholding with 3i, Sören Schuster worked in the 3i offices in Berlin and Stuttgart. In 2006, he joined the Triangle Venture Capital group that is specialized in financing university spin-offs.