UCL School of Management

Magda David Hercheui

Associate Professor (Education)
Programme Director (MSc Management)
Phone number
(0)20 3108 6033
(internal 56033)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square
Rm S2


Magda David Hercheui is the Programme Director for the MSc Management and an Associate Professor (Education) in Project Management and Innovation at the UCL School of Management. She has a PhD in Information Systems (2007) and an MSc in New Media, Information and Society (2004), both from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an Executive MBA in Finance (Insper, Brazil) (1998), a BA in Economics (1993) and a BA in Journalism (1987), both from the University of São Paulo (Brazil). She has professional certifications in project management (APMP, Prince2, MoR, MSP, Agile DSDM), and a Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHE) from LSE. She is a Professional Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), a Full Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM), and a Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy.

After 18 years working with journalism and project management, since 2005 Magda has held positions at British educational institutions (University College London, London School of Economics, Westminster Business School, and City University), Aarhus University (Denmark) and University of São Paulo (Brazil), teaching topics related to social media, information management, knowledge management, project management and innovation. She is a professional trainer of APMP, Prince2 and MoR.

Her scholarship is in the areas of knowledge management and social media, focusing on knowledge sharing, collaboration, and the governance structures of online collectives. She has participated in conferences and published articles in academic journals and books. She has edited two academic books.