Heike Bruch is a Professor and Director of the Institute for Leadership and Human Resources Management of the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) since 2001.
Professor Bruch is also Academic Director for the International Study Program (ISP) at the University of St. Gallen, member of the McKinsey Academic Sounding Board and member of the Executive Board of the DGFP (German Association for Leadership).
Between 1999 and 2001, Heike Bruch worked at the London Business School (UK) as a Visiting Scholar and later as a Senior Research Fellow. Heike Bruch received her habilitation from University of St. Gallen (2001), her doctorate from the University of Hanover (1996) and her master's degree (1991) in Business Administration from the Free University of Berlin.
Heike Bruch's research interests include managers' emotion, volition and action, as well as leadership in change processes and organizational energy. She has received numerous academic awards, has written six books, edited another six, and has written more than 110 articles and book chapters.