Professor at the WU Vienna University of

Economics and Business



Martina Huemann is Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business where she heads the Project Management Group in the Department Strategy and Innovation and is the Academic Director of the Professional MBA Program: Project Management. She has published widely in the fields of Human Resource Management and Project Management. For her Research on Human Resource management in Project-oriented Organisations, she received the IPMA Research Award 2015.


Martina Huemann has 20 years of experience in research, teaching and consulting. In research as well as in consulting and teaching she believes in a co-creation process with practitioners and other stakeholders. Martina Huemann has strong links in the research and practice communities, and a broad international network. Between 2006 and 2013 she has served on the Research Management Board of the International Project Management Association and is currently a member of the Academic Member Advisory Group at Project Management Institute. As an academic advisor of NETLIPSE, she contributes her knowledge to an international network on managing large infrastructure projects in Europe.


In Austria she is board member of Projekt Management Austria. Martina serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Project Management, the prime academic journal in the Project Management field. She is founder and facilitator of enable2change a network of independent experts to translate strategy into action.


Research and Practice Community Leadership

  • Since 2014: Associate Editor of the International Journal of Project Management
  • Since 2014: Member of the Academic Advisory Board of NETLIPSE, an international Network of European Investors in Transportation Projects
  • Since 2009: PMI Academic Advisory Group member, USA
  • Since 2003: Board member of Project Management Austria (pma) – the Austrian project management association

Between 2005 – 2012: Board member of the Research Management Board of IPMA.



WU (Vienna University of Econonomics and Business)

Department Strategy and Innovation

Head of Project Management Group

Building D5, 6th floor

Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna


Phone: +43-1-31336-5532

Consultation on Appointment