Kirsten Harms new Director Human Resources at Hamburg Messe und Congress

Kirsten Harms (54) has been the new Head of Human Resources at Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH since 1 August 2021. In her new position she will lead a team of five and report to CFO Uwe Fischer.


She has a Master’s degree in Social Economics. In her most recent position as HR Manager at ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H & Co. KG she was in charge of all HR-related matters of a business unit with more than 300 employees, and headed a project team of up to three. She had previously worked as Director Human Resources at Blue Orbit AG, and as a recruiter at Zobel & Partner International. Kirsten Harms studied Social Sciences with a focus on people leadership and organisational development at Göttingen University.

“We are pleased to have recruited a highly competent and experienced HR leader who will help us address the growing complexity of our human resources challenges effectively,” said Uwe Fischer, CFO of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH. “We wish her all the best for a good start and a successful career at HMC.”