Dr Ralf Müller, DBA, MBA, PMP, is professor of project management and former associate dean at BI Norwegian Business School, a Haitian (distinguished) scholar at Dalian University of Technology, China, honorary professor at Tasly Pharmaceutical’s Project Management College, China, and Director Research Lab, European School of Governance, Germany.
He is Editor-in-Chief of the Project Management Journal, Chairman of the Academic Advisory Board of AIPMO (Association of International Project Management Officers), Switzerland, and Member of the Senate at ISM University, Vilnius, Lithuania. He lectures and researches in leadership, governance, and organizational project management. These are also the subjects of his more than 220 academic publications, including 13 books.
His accolades include the 2016 PMI Fellow of the Institute Award, the 2015 PMI Research Achievement Award (a life-time achievement award), the 2012 IPMA Research Award, and the 2009 Project Management Journal Best Paper of the Year Award. Before joining academia, he spent 30 years in the industry consulting with large enterprises and governments in more than 50 different countries for better project management and governance. He also held related line management positions, such as the Worldwide Director of Project Management at NCR Corporation.