Prof. Dr. Brandmeier has studied Business & Economics, English and Archaeology at the Universities of Augsburg, Moscow and Munich. He has more than 30 years experience in international businesses, public sector and Academia. 

Covering a large area of subjects, his prime interests in Management are leadership and organizational development in an transformation/ turn-around set-up program- and project management of high complexity and international diversity Digitalization, Innovation Management and Resilience.

Current research projects are “Benchmarking & Beyond” a contemporary approach to innovation management, Cyber-Security Awareness (interdisciplinary project with Dept. of Math) and several HR-related topics (e.g. Employee attraction and retention)
He held managerial positions at global and mid-sized companies (sales, procurement, supply change management, operations & logistics) and worked as an executive management consultant in a number of restructuring and turn-around projects. He is currently engaged as an IT- program director in a public sector environment.

Prof. Brandmeier is a certified project manager (PMP), CISM, SSCP and SCRUM-Master. His PhD thesis (defended 2002) analyses the impact of IT-Outsourcing on companies and evaluates key success factors for successful outsourcing projects. He has been a visiting professor and a lecturer in the Middle East and Germany. He contributed research papers for Cyber-Security, Business Intelligence, Market Entry-Studies, Procurement, Benchmarking & Innovation Mgt.

Besides his activities as an economist he takes a vital interest in almost all areas of Archaeology, Underwater-Archaeology and History.