Dr Cle-Anne Gabriel

Lecturer in Strategy

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Research Interests

  • (Renewable) Energy strategy and entrepreneurship
    At the micro-level: strategies and business models used by (renewable) energy entrepreneurs and incumbent utilities, especially in the context of difficult institutional environments and societal pressure. At the macro-level: institutional support and incentives for low-carbon energy transition, including tax and policy incentives and aid or development incentives (in developing countries).
  • Business Models for Sustainability
    Types and characteristics of sustainability business models, especially in developing and emerging economies. In particular, Cle-Anne has strong interest in business model theory development with the aim of deepening characterisation and analysis of green businesses and ventures.
  • Development and Sustainability
    Across all research themes, Cle-Anne is interested in the sustainability issues (economic, social and environmental) that impact communities, regions and countries characterised by development challenges, both locally and around the world.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Otago


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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.