Dr Sarel Gronum

Senior Lecturer in Innovation

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 68168


Sarel Gronum is the Director of Teaching and Learning at the University of Queensland Business School and a passionate academic with more than 20 years international experience in leading large tertiary education program portfolios. He lectures and supervises in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and actively research in the areas of management education, innovation, network practices and business model innovation. His research has been published in top-tiered journals. As the UQ Venture’s Academic in Residence, consultant and executive educator, Sarel empowers entrepreneurs, corporate and public sector organisations to develop and implement innovative commercialisation and growth strategies.

Research Interests

  • SME Growth and Performance
  • Business Model Design and Innovation
  • Innovation Management and Technology Commercialisation


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Postgraduate Diploma, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Commerce, University of South Australia


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Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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