THOST Projektmanagement GmbH
Villinger Straße 6 | D-75179 Pforzheim
+49 7231 1560-0

Turning visions into reality

This is our guiding principle. It’s also our slogan and our promise to our clients, partners and employees.

  • For successful projects and assignments of our clients.
  • For outstanding career opportunities for our employees.
  • For the future sustainability of our company.

Our success is based on trustworthy, honest communication and sustainable commercial behaviour – for more than 30 years.

Everyone at THOST – Partners, managers and colleagues – always act according to our values - fairly, honestly, reliably, trustworthily, and positively. Because we want to lead and mould our family-owned business both for the long term and independently. Each individual contributes to this, the realisation of our visions and the living of these values.

Our goal – your successful project.

Projects are our world. And this world is on the move. The dynamic development in technology and communication and the accompanying global networking is our chance to develop superior solutions and to decisively shape the future.

We deliver complex services in the management of demanding projects, processes and organisations. And our clients, whether private or public, domestic or international, are always at the heart of any of our actions.  It is our task to lead your project safely to successful completion.

Requirements for this are clear targets and priorities. And the skillful handling of risk and constant change.

Our strategy: Knowledge is changing the world

Innovation and development – that’s how we can secure the future. We rely on solid training, agile learning spaces, targeted training, cooperation and networking, knowledge exchange digitally and in person, openness instead of exclusion. To the advantage of our clients, for the qualification of our employees and to strengthen our competitive edge.


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THOST restructures its management board
More than 500 employees
21 locations
>400 projects
More than 450 employees
17 branches
managing 325 Projects
THOST restructures its management board
Young family members joining the company
First foreign subsidiary in Russia, today 4 international subsidiaries
Transformation into a limited liability company (GmbH)
First branch office Berlin, until today 16 offices throughout Germany
Company foundation in Pforzheim
Our Company management
Management board
Mathias Heiser
Mathias Heiser
Operational management
Michael Müller
Michael Müller
Administrative management
Andreas Spathelf
Andreas Spathelf
Operational management
Florian Thost
Florian Thost
Managing Shareholder
Oliver Thost
Oliver Thost
Managing Shareholder
René Vetter
René Vetter
Operational management
Senior management
Jörg Blase
Jörg Blase
Head of Branch Essen
Marc Grannemann
Marc Grannemann
Head of Branch Hannover
Johannes Herth
Johannes Herth
Head of Business Unit South 2
Daniel Kiefer
Daniel Kiefer
Head of Business Unit International
Lukas Kracheletz
Lukas Kracheletz
Head of Branch Munich
Dieter Kraus
Dieter Kraus
Head of Business Unit West
Martina Otten
Martina Otten
Head of Personnel development
Group structure

Group structure

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 Affiliated companies of THOST Projektmanagement GmbH

Standort Baden        THOST Projektmanagement Switzerland AG
Stans, Switzerland
World Trade Center Abu Dhabi klein   THOST Project Management Middle East L.L.C.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
AdobeStock 3516549   THOST Project Management India Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai, India
 Rotterdam   THOST Project Management The Netherlands B.V.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Affiliated companies of THOST Holding GmbH

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SCHOLZE-THOST GmbH Planning and Consulting

Through SCHOLZE-THOST, the THOST Group offers additional added value for customers of sophisticated real estate investment projects: Convincing competencies in consulting, planning and management of sophisticated investment projects - from a single source and over the entire life cycle of real estate. Your partner for the planning and operation of technical equipment and for integrated facility management. SCHOLZE-THOST offers a comprehensive portfolio of TA planning for hotels, administration, trade, logistics and industry up to innovative energy systems, simulations and digital planning and information systems (BIM).


Our Partners


Oracle Partner
Fraunhofer- Institut IAO
Our memberships

Trade Associations

The exchange of knowledge and experience with partners is important for us – also via trade associations. We develop project management together, with a wide range of instruments, skills, services and legal parameters.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement e.V.
Deutscher Verband der Projektmanager
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen e.V.
BuildingSMART e.V.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V.
Ostausschuss der deutschen Wirtschaft
Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V.
Association of European Businesses
Deutsche Emiratische Industrie- und Handelskammer
Deutsch-Indische Handelkammer
Deutsch Niederländische Handelskammer


We are committed to quality and we have the awards and certificates to prove it.

DIN EN ISO 9001:2015
Quality Management
DIN EN ISO 14001:2015
Environmental Management
DIN EN ISO 45001:2018
Safety and health at work
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Compliance with laws and regulations and the consistent rejection of any kind of corruption is our top priority and the basis for trustworthy cooperation – for the protection of our company, our clients and our employees.

We have anchored this identity into our corporate mission statement and thus defined a common understanding of values.  These values determine our actions.

Furthermore, we have developed our own Compliance Management System and central Compliance Policy which supports us in the implementation and maintenance of our values.




Quality policy

Principles of quality, environmental, safety and health policy

Outstanding quality and fully position of trust by the clients are crucial for the success and safeguarding the future of the company. Due to our performance we would like to offer our clients the highest benefit for long-term satisfaction. Therefore, we set special standards in project management.

Principles of quality, environmental, safety and health policy are:

  • Sustainable business development
  • Securing competitiveness
  • Leadership competence
  • Quality as a personally binding goal for all employees
  • Client benefit, added value for clients
  • Constant process improvement
  • Commitment to moral, legally conforming and ethical action
  • Engagement and personal commitment of all employees
  • Ensuring employee satisfaction and motivation
  • Securing knowledge in the company, demand-oriented training and personnel development for all employees
  • Compliance with relevant legal obligations / regulations, health and safety regulations and environmental standards
  • Promote employee qualification for safe / healthy behavior, mutual respect, trust, cooperative interaction and open communication
  • Environmental protection, responsible / sustainable interaction with natural resources
Our Commitment


We support the next generation. Not only our own trainees and young managers, but also students at numerous universities.

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Since 2012 we have supported the nationwide Deutschlandstipendium (Germany grant) programme, and since 2015 the grant for the Technical University in Stuttgart. By doing this, we are promoting the next generation of engineers and, through our engagement, helping numerous students to be able to focus completely on their studies and guarantee their success. On top of that we offer them the possibility to make valuable contacts for their career.

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In this way we pass a piece of our success onto the next generation and promote the talents of tomorrow.


Donations to non-profit organizations is a way in which THOST assumes social responsibility. We see diversity as an opportunity - to enable people to have diverse opportunities with social justice is the common denominator of THOST's commitment to society.

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The Aegidius-Haus is a short-term care facility with the special premise that severely handicapped or seriously ill children and adolescents not only need care, but are basically eligible for support, irrespective of the severity of the illness or disability. The model project was developed conceptually in close cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs of Lower Saxony.

For more information: www.aegidius-haus.de

Aktion Deutschland hilft: Yemen and Syria

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Day after day, the conflict in Syria claims civilian victims. Millions of people have left the country. Around 18 million children, women and men in Syria and neighbouring countries need humanitarian aid. The suffering of the people in Yemen is also immeasurable: 24 million people here are in need of help and protection. Among them are almost 16 million people threatened with starvation. The alliance Aktion Deutschland hilft stands by the people on the ground and provides rapid and coordinated assistance.

More info: https://www.aktion-deutschland-hilft.de/

Ärzte ohne Grenzen

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THOST Project Management is partner company of Ärzte ohne Grenzen e.V. 2019. We support the worldwide medical emergency aid of the organisation in crisis and war zones and after natural disasters. Doctors Without Borders helps quickly, efficiently and unbureaucratically - without asking about the origin, religion or political convictions of the people affected. Doctors and nursing staff, midwives and logisticians from Doctors Without Borders work in around 70 countries. They treat sick and wounded people, take care of malnourished children and provide clean drinking water and latrines.

Further information can be found at: www.aerzte-ohne-grenzen.de

ASB wish trolley


Giving people happiness and joy in the last phase of their lives - that is the mission of the ASB wish trolleys. Since 2014, the purely voluntary project of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (Workers' Samaritan Federation), which is financed exclusively by donations, has been fulfilling a special heart's desire for seriously ill people and taking them back to their favorite place together with their families and friends.

More info:: www.wuenschewagen.de



The Auenhof in Neulingen offers fully inpatient living, training accommodation and outpatient assisted living for people with cognitive impairments. In the recognised workshop for people with disabilities (WfbM), workplaces are offered in various internal workshops, as well as care at outdoor workplaces. Part of the WfbM is a vocational training area as well as a support and care area.

More information: www.auenhof.org

Bergwacht Schwarzwald e.V.


The Bergwacht Schwarzwald e.V. is a non-profit rescue service organisation. With around 1,500 volunteer members, it provides rescue services off the roads and settlements in the impassable terrain of the Black Forest on behalf of the state of Baden-Württemberg and looks after numerous ski slopes, cross-country ski runs, chairlifts and cable cars in the region.

More information: www.bergwacht-schwarzwald.de

Association of German Criminal Investigators

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The approach of the BDK is: help and education instead of punishment. With useful tips and approaches that can be implemented immediately, the association would like to help parents, educators and young people and take preventive action against youth violence. To be a part of this support THOST supports with an advertisement in the educational brochure "KRIPO-Tipps: Jugendgewalt" (Youth Violence), THOST supports the BDK's commitment to prevention and education.

More information: www.bdk.de

Bee Rescuers Education Project


The bee rescuer education project is much more than workshops on sustainability with children, adolescents and adults. The abstract term "sustainability" becomes tangible and understandable through the example of the situation of bees. Dependencies between environmental protection, social responsibility and economic action are conveyed and jointly reflected upon.

More information: www.bienenretter.de

Eduaction & Health for Indonesia


The BUGI initiative works for a good education and health system in Indonesia with the aim of establishing an Indonesian population with equally distributed educational opportunities and health care. They have set themselves the goal of tackling problems such as child malnutrition, diseases and a lack of schooling and vocational training.

More information: www.bugi-ev.org


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Brezelkinder e.V. has made it its mission to give sick children a little happiness. With the help of membership fees, donations and entrance fees of their carnival meetings, the association collects donations for children's clinics. But also our personal commitment during reading and playing hours on the wards gives many children joy. Joy that they need just as urgently for their recovery as medical treatment.

More information: www.brezelkinder.de

Charity Children´s Hospice


The Charity Children's Hospice Foundation is dedicated to helping sick children and young people under the age of 25 by establishing children's hospices in and around Moscow. The foundation's mission is to provide terminally ill children with the help they need at home in order to reduce or avoid their stay in intensive care units. The aim is to enable families to lead a happy, loving and eventful life with their children despite the illness of the child.

More information: https://mayak.help/fund/

Diakonie Tüllinger Höhe


The Tüllinger Höhe, a youth welfare institution of the Diakonie, is a curative education and therapeutic service for young people of school age. The facility offers professional help in educational issues, behavioural problems, psychological and social problems as well as special support in the case of educational needs.

More information: www.tuellingerhoehe.de



Every 15 minutes a person in Germany receives the devastating diagnosis of blood cancer. Many patients are children and teenagers whose only chance of recovery is a stem cell donation. But every tenth patient cannot find a donor. In order to give as many blood cancer patients worldwide as possible a new chance of life, the DKMS registers more and more people as potential stem cell donors.

More information: www.dkms.de

DLRG Pforzheim


The German Lifesaving Society (DLRG), with around 1.8 million members and sponsors, is the largest water rescue organisation in the world and has set itself the task of saving people from drowning. The DLRG Pforzheim was founded in January 1927 and is the oldest local group in the Baden regional association. In the meantime, the DLRG Pforzheim has developed into an association with about 400 members who provide voluntary help.

More information:www.pforzheim.dlrg.de

Elisabethstift Berlin


The Elisabethstift is one of the oldest child and youth welfare institutions in Berlin Brandenburg. Here children in need and their families are taken in, given recognition and protection with the aim of enabling them to lead independent lives.

More information: www.elisabethstift-berlin.de

Gut Aiderbichl


At Gut Aiderbichl, animals rescued from emergency situations are taken in for life and kept in an animal and species-appropriate manner. Among other things, neglected, orphaned animals or animals that are about to be slaughtered are bought up. However, the primary goal, according to the company, is to create understanding between humans and animals in a protected environment. The personal relationship to animals and the ethical principles in dealing with them should be reflected upon.

More information: www.gut-aiderbichl.com

Hand in Hand in Norddeutschland


Every year, about 90,000 people in the north are diagnosed with cancer - almost 500,000 northern Germans are already living with cancer. To support these people and their relatives and not to leave them alone in their difficult situation is one of the main tasks of the North German cancer societies, which the NDR supports with its campaign "Hand in Hand für Norddeutschland".

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Horizont e.V. Stiftung München


In the HORIZONT house, homeless women and their children, most of whom have been severely traumatized by the experience of violence, receive a secure temporary home and holistic support under one roof. They receive targeted help there to overcome acute crises and to improve their entire life situation in the long term. The aim is to enable the families to lead a self-determined life with new perspectives in a short time.

More information: www.horizont-muenchen.org

International Rescue

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IRC (International Rescue Committee) assists people affected by war and crisis to ensure their survival and the reconstruction of their existence. With the aim of soothing suffering and ensuring conditions for a life of dignity and hope, the International Rescue Committee provides life-saving assistance to refugees and supports around 23 million people annually in over 40 countries worldwide.

More info: www.irc-deutschland.org

Isartaler Tisch


The Isartaler Tisch e.V. distributes a selection of basic foodstuffs to welfare recipients week after week in Pullach, Baierbrunn and Solln. These are foods that would have to be disposed of by supermarkets shortly before their expiry date. In addition, the association organises a clothing store and provides social counselling services on site.

More info: www.isartaler-tisch.de

Jung & Krebs e.V.

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With community actions and self-help groups, "Jung und Krebs" helps young people who were confronted with cancer at an early age and have undergone difficult times in therapy. According to the motto: "You are not alone out there", the association motivates the young patients to fight together against cancer and for life.

More info: www.jung-und-krebs.de

Kinderheim St. Vinzenz e.V, Bochum


St. Vinzenz e.V. is a large youth welfare institution in independent sponsorship and has been active in Bochum for over 130 years. The pedagogical offers focus on the needs of children, adolescents and families in order to counteract the inequities of opportunity resulting from social inequalities. St. Vinzenz e.V. realizes the legal claim to help in education.

More info:  www.vinzenz.org/

Children's Hospice Regenbogenland


The children's and youth hospice " Regenbogenland" is a place where families with a terminally ill child find peace and support. Within the framework of hospice care, the facility helps the affected families to spend as much time as possible with their child.

More info: www.kinderhospiz-regenbogenland.de

Child Protection Association Essen

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The German Child Protection Association (Deutscher Kinderschutzbund Essen) is a non-profit, charitable, non-party political and non-denominational association that offers help to needy and disadvantaged girls and boys in Essen. With the aim of implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Germany, the association offers specific help for children and teenagers and their families.

More info: www.dksb-essen.de

Child Protection Association Cologne

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The Cologne Child Protection Association is committed to improving the living conditions of children and young people, parents and families in Cologne. Its work focuses on providing help for children and parents in serious family crises, especially when children are threatened or affected by violence.

More info:  www.kinderschutzbund-koeln.de

Association for children with cancer in Essen

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In Essen the Parents' Initiative supports the families of children with cancer before, during and after treatment. During their child's illness, many parents no longer have the strength to take care of everyday things - small and large worries are shared and problems solved.
The parents' house of the initiative is available to the affected families in the immediate vicinity of the University Hospital Essen.

More information: www.krebskranke-kinder-essen.de

Support Association for Children suffering from Cancer in Cologne

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The support association for children suffering from cancer in Cologne has set itself the task of making the lives of children and their families easier, more colourful and more hopeful. They established a support group where parents whose children were or are suffering from cancer pass on their own experiences and help parents who are currently affected.

More info: www.krebskrankekinder-koeln.de

Lilith Beratungsstelle für Mädchen und Jungen zum Schutz vor sexueller Gewalt


Lilith e.V. is a specialist counselling centre for the protection of girls and boys against sexual violence. The offer is directed at children, young people, parents or caregivers and specialists from the city of Pforzheim and the Enzkreis. In addition to support in coming to terms with sexual abuse, the counselling centre offers help in developing or strengthening the perception of one's own feelings, self-confidence and self-assertion potential.

More info:  www.lilith-beratungsstelle.de



From the idea to help to the implementation with the help of the right tools - HUMAN POSSIBILITY helps where help is needed. The employees accompany and support sick people and their relatives - whether young or old. In the search for grievances, the association carries out reconstruction work in Essen, thereby improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people right on their doorstep.

More info:  www.menschenmgliches-uwb.de

PLAN International

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PLAN International is a religiously and ideologically independent aid organization that is committed to the opportunities and rights of children worldwide. Efficient, transparent and intelligent, it works in over 70 partner countries for sustainable community development, improvement of living conditions and equal rights for girls and women.

More info: www.plan.de



RHYBOOT provides living and working spaces for adults with various disabilities. The entire offer includes living, employment, integration and training places. Both the employees and the residents are accompanied on their way to an independent and self-determined life.

More info:www.rhyboot.ch

Seal Sanctuary National Park House


In the "Seal Sanctuary National Park House" young seals that have been separated from their mothers are temporarily given a new home. A team of professionals and volunteers raise the orphaned seals until they are brought back to the North Sea where they can survive. Together with the marine mammals, exhibitions will demonstrate the importance of the Wadden Sea environment.

More info: www.seehundstation-norddeich.de

Serlo Education e.V.


Education is one of the most important influencable starting conditions for the self-determined shaping of the own life. Serlo.org offers simple explanations, courses, learning videos, exercises and sample solutions that allow students to learn at their own pace and according to their own needs. The learning platform is completely free of charge and without advertising.

More info: www.serlo.org



SOZPÄDAL carries out educational projects to support socially disadvantaged people and groups of people. These are especially people who are not or not sufficiently covered by the public assistance system. SOZPÄDAL works in the field of help for the homeless and youth help.

More info: www.sozpaedal.de/index.php5

Stadtjugendausschuss e.V. Karlsruhe 24h-Lauf für Kinderrechte (Fichte-Gymnasium)


The Karlsruhe 24h Run for Children's Rights combines sport and social commitment. The central themes of children's rights and child protection are brought to the public and funds are raised for selected local projects for children and young people.

More info: www.24hlauf-karlsruhe.de

Stadtmission Nürnberg


The Stadtmission Nürnberg is a non-profit evangelical welfare association. In and around Nuremberg, the employees are there for people who need help in life, who are marginalized or disadvantaged. Every year more than 25,000 women, men and children are supported in very different and difficult situations. In addition to child, youth and family work, intergenerational counseling services and psychosocial support are offered.

More info: www.stadtmission-nuernberg.de

Sterneninsel Children's and Youth Hospice

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The Sterneninsel team cares for and accompanies terminally ill children and adolescents. With affection and love, the team helps those affected and their relatives to cope with great psychological stress and to organise their everyday lives, which are usually determined by the needs of the sick person. The care is age-appropriate and is based on the individual needs of the children.

More info: www.sterneninsel.com

Straßen Engel e.V. 


The association "Straßen Engel" is a charitable association for old and homeless people in need and thus complements the work of the public authorities in an honorary capacity. Regardless of social background and biography, the house of "Straßen Engel" serves as a meeting place, contact point and support centre for those in need.

More info: www.strassenengel.org

Tafel Karlsruhe


The Karlsruher Tafel e.V. collects surplus food and gives it to those in need. The volunteers support people in Karlsruhe who live on the edge of the existence minimum and are therefore not able to feed themselves sufficiently. These can be single parents, low-income families, pensioners and other people in need.

More info: www.karlsruher-tafel.de

Animal Shelter Pforzheim

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The animal shelter in Pforzheim focuses on the admission, care and placement of found animals.
Other tasks of the Animal Protection Society are to spread the idea of animal protection and to awaken understanding for the nature of animals through education, instruction and a good example, to promote their well-being and to prevent cruelty to animals.

More info: www.tierheim-pforzheim.de

Association "Wundertüte"


The aim of the non-profit association "Wundertüte" is to support children in need at home and abroad. In specific terms, this means the direct financial or material support of smaller children's aid projects, in which the association can ensure that donations in goods and money benefit the children directly or in full.

More info: www.wundertuete.eu

Visions for Children e.V.


Visions for Children e.V. is a small non-profit organisation from Hamburg. Its work focuses on improving the learning conditions and quality of education at schools in crisis and war zones. For this purpose, school buildings are extended, sanitary facilities are installed, classrooms are equipped with basic inventory and pupils and teachers are provided with necessary materials. In this way we create the framework conditions for efficient learning.

More info: www.visions4children.org



wellcome is a nationwide operating social enterprise and one of the Social Franchise pioneers in Germany. The employees develop offers for families and want to encourage parents to embark on the adventure of family. wellcome is committed to ensuring that all families receive the support they need to realize their desire to have children and to let them grow up healthy in a safe environment.

More info: www.wellcome-online.de

Wir für pänz

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For over 25 years, "Wir für pänz" has been caring for families with children who are disadvantaged by chronic illnesses, disabilities or developmental delays and/or poverty. The aim of the association is to support and enable children and families to cope increasingly independently with difficult life situations through early and preventive help.

More info: www.wir-fuer-paenz.de

World Vision


World Vision is a Christian aid organisation. Through targeted help for self-help, it supports children, families and their environment in the fight against poverty and injustice. The organisation helps people who need help most urgently - regardless of ethnic origin, religion or nationality. World Vision Germany is part of the worldwide World Vision network, which is active in almost one hundred countries.

More info: www.worldvision.de