Olivia Lumbe

Senior Research Consultant

About Olivia Lumbe

As a Research Consultant in the Vienna office of Ward Howell International, Olivia is responsible for the handling of local and global Executive Search assignments in Austria and CEE.

Prior to joining Ward Howell, she spent nine years working for a well-known international executive search firm in Vienna.

Olivia's wide-ranging experience includes market research, candidate pool identification and direct approach of relevant candidates for a wide range of clients in the Legal and Professional Services, Industrial, Life Sciences and General Industry sectors. Additionally, she supported several consultants with interviews, candidate and client handling as well as business development tasks.

Olivia holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland as well as a Master's degree in Human Resources Management with specialization on labor law. Additionally, to her native German she speaks fluent English and has good knowledge of Croatian.


  • Life Sciences
  • General Industry
  • Legal
  • Financial Services


  • Business Development
  • Executive Search
  • Industry Mapping
  • Org. Development
  • Talent Management