Dr Sarel Gronum

Senior Lecturer in Innovation

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


Sarel Gronum is a passionate lecturer, consultant and researcher. Sarel has more than 20 years international lecturing experience. He currently lectures and supervises in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is Associate Director of Education at the University of Queensland Business School. He actively research in the areas of firm growth and performance, specifically on innovation, network practices and business model innovation. His research has been published in top-tiered journals and presented at several conferences. Sarel has worked on a number of industry sponsored large-scale research projects for government and industry. He consults extensively by empowering entrepreneurs, corporate and public sector client 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
  • Graduate Diploma in Research Methods, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Honours, UNISA


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Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision