Prof. Sonja Sackmann, Ph.D., is the chair for Work and Industrial Psychology in the faculty of Economics and Organisational Studies at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces in Munich. She is on the board of the Institute for Human Resources and Organisational Research and the Research Centre for Strategy, Leadership, Corporate Culture and Human Resource Management and is a visiting professor at the University of St. Gallen.

She has also taught at the University of Economics in Vienna, Jiao-Tong University in Shanghai, EBS European Business School, RWTH Aachen and has held visiting professorships at the Graduate School of Management UCLA, USA and the University of Constance in management.

Prof. Sackmann has published numerous books and articles on topics within her field of expertise and is a member of several scientific advisory boards.