Asta Pundziene gained her doctorate in Social Sciences (organizational psychology) at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania. Since 1997, she has developed her academic competence at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands; Uppsala University, Sweden; Heidelberg University, Germany and Sheffield University, UK. Harvard Business School, USA, etc. She began her career was at Vytautas Magnus University in 1993 as Administrator of the Pedagogical studies programmes becoming Project Manager in the Centre for Vocational Education and Research at the same university in 1996.
From 1999 to 2003 she was Vice-Director of the Centre for Vocational Education and Research at Vytautas Magnus University and from 2003 till 2004, National Seconded Expert (END) at the European Training Foundation (ETF) in Turin, Italy. Since 2004 till 2011 she was employed by ISM University of Management and Economics in a role of Director of the Research Institute and later as Dean of Doctoral Studies and Research. In 2005 Asta Pundziene became an Editor of the Baltic Journal of Management. Since 2011 is Vice-Rector for Research and Professor at Strategic management department at Kaunas University of Technology. Also she is an expert at various institutions. She has published more then 25 research papers and participated in a number of international and national research and development projects. Her area of interest covers change management including reform of Higher Education system, entrepreneurship, career development, and Human resource development.