Mario Vanhoucke


 Mario Vanhoucke is Full Professor at Vlerick Business School and Professor at University College London and UGent. At the faculty of Economics and Business Administration of UGent, he heads the Operations Management and Information Science Center. In his research he focuses on project management (PM) using earned value management (EVM). His research has been published in renowned research outlets such as Management Science, Operations Research, The Accounting Review, Project Management Journal, The International Journal of Project Management, and two PM books published by Springer.
He is Director of the EVM Europe Association ( which aims to advance the uptake and use of the EVM method in Europe. He is Partner of OR-AS ( and Developer of the PM software tool ProTrack ( and the online PM Knowledge Center (
His research has received multiple awards by the International Project Management Association (IPMA), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the American Accounting Association. Since 2011, he leads a research group which has obtained Concerted Research Actions (CRA) funding of more than € 1 million for an integrated PM research study, that will be carried out in collaboration with UGent, The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, Switzerland), University College of London (UK) and George Washington University (USA).


Expert in
Project Scheduling & Management
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Project management
Decision Sciences
Earned Value Management
Schedule Risk Analysis