Graduate of the HEBO – European Studies School in The Hague, Netherlands, where she was born, and after an initial experience in sales management with the Lot company SAFARAID, Astrid Cousteau joined MAEC (Groupe Cahors) in 1997 to take charge of international sales administration for VISIOSAT, a company specializing in the distribution of television and data via satellite.

In 2000, she assumed international sales responsibility for this expanded telecommunications business.

In 2015, the new governance structure gave it a new challenge: the implementation of a commercial development strategy in Europe for low and medium voltage activities as well as the smart grid business.