PROF Gabriele Suder

PROF Gabriele Suder


  • International Business Management & Strategy
  • Internationalisation Strategy (Modes of entry, timing, internationalisation knowledge)
  • Multicultural Management & Soft Skills
  • Regionalisation and Free trade agreements
  • Risk Management & Internationalisation (Risk, terrorism, uncertainty)
  • Terrorism resilience studies (9/11, Global terrorism, impact)



  • Gabriele is Professorial Fellow at Melbourne Business School and the Faculty of Business and economics of The University of Melbourne. She has broad and in-depth experience at business schools and universities internationally. She holds a MPhil in Governmental Studies, a PhD in Management (UK) and became full Professor in 2004, and Jean Monnet Chair Professor in 2011 at SKEMA Business School. Her career spans program development academic and university leadership in tertiary education, principally across Europe, the USA and Australia. She has work experience in 20+ countries within international business academics, espially in Asia Pacific. Her discipline is International Business, with a focus of International Trade & Investment strategy, as well as cross-cultural communication. Gabriele’s research focuses on international Business Management and Strategy, with a focus on Internationalization knowledge and Regionalisation, market integration and institutional theory, with A ranked scholarly publications, a highly successful track record in attracting external funding such as the Jean Monnet Chair (EACEA) and Top Global, and from the corporate sector. Gabriele is an accomplished writer who has published numerous successful international business and strategy books include “International Business”, "Doing Business in Europe" (third edition forthcoming), and a book series on the impact of terrorism on internationalization. She mainly uses qualitative research methods, except in her projects on Global Value Chains where she uses input-output-analyses. Gabriele is also advisor to companies and the diplomatic corps. She serves as external research fellow at JETRO (Japan), as expert at the European Union (EACEA), is project assessor at the Australian Research Council and has served as World Investment Report expert at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Gabriele reviews for leading IB and Management journals, and has recently accepted invita   


Member of

  • Assessor 2017 -
  • Australia Research Council. Chief Consulting Scientist 2013 -
  • Japan External Trade Relations Organisation- Institute of Devleoping Economies. JETRO-IDE research fellow 2013 -
  • Australia New Zealand International Business Academy (currently Vice President). Vice President (Membership) 2012 -
  • UNCTAD (Expert WIR 2013). Expert, World Investment Report, UNCTAD 2012 -
  • Lifelong Learning expert group, EU- Education & Training, European Union. Expert, project evaluator, speaker. 2011 -
  • European Academy of International Business. Member 2004 -
  • Academy of Management (AoM). Member 2003 -
  • Academy of International Business (AIB). Mmeber 2002 -
  • Women of The Academy of International Business (Past President; currently Chapter Liaison Officer). President 2002 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Negotiated/received governmental and alternative grants and corporate funding including Apple's ARTS, a Microsoft Research Chair, a Jean Monnet Chair Professorship, Top Global funding, ERASMUS + grants and fellowships. ARC experienced.   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Bath 1994
  • MPhil, University of Strathclyde 1990
  • Zw, Universitaet Wuerzburg 1988

Awards and honors

  • Not in List, 2014
  • In conjunction with the President of Microsoft International, SKEMA Innovative pedagogy Award, 2013
  • Corporate Relations Award (with Microsoft corp- Intl), 2013
  • "Terrorism and the International Business Environment", CERAM Best Research Book of the Year Award, 2012
  • Jean Monnet Chair, European Union, 2011
  • ANUCES Fellowship, 2011
  • "Microsoft's Partnership with UNHCR: Pro Bono Publico?", with Masters student M. Nicholas; by ECCH, Philip Law Award, 2008



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Supervision of Master in Management or MScIB students as well as PhD in particular in the fields of - internationalisation/regionalisation including modes of entry, lobbying etc - global value chains, IOT and regionalisation - internationalisation of knowledge - risk and terrorism impact on internationalisation of firms