Prof Dr Volker Wittberg is Pro Rector for Research and Development at Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM) Germany. At the same time he is head of FHM-Center for Sustainable Governance and the National Center for Bureaucratic Cost Reduction. For 7 years he has been Visiting Professor at the University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham (UK).

Prior to his academic life he worked as management consultant for SME companies.

He has published around 100 papers and conference presentations. Co-author and editor of a number of books, he has been invited to give a number of international conference addresses. He serves on governmental and academic evaluation committees.