Principal Fellow, Adjunct Faculty, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne

Gabriele is Principal Fellow at Melbourne Business School. She is expert at the European Union, UNCTAD and JETRO (IDE). She has also served as professor of International Business at SKEMA Business School and as visiting fellow or expert at other leading business schools including the Australian National University (ANU/ANUCES) and Aalto University, and for ESCP Europe, GGS and other leading universities.
Gabriele's works have been presented at venues reaching from Harvard Kennedy School to the United States Congress, UNCTAD, OECD, WEF and the European Commission. She has been working with and advising multinationals (in particular, in the IT, automobile and engineering sectors) as well as numerous SMEs in this field, from the USA to India and China, from Finland to Japan and Australia.
She is author of more than ten international business books, that have won several book awards. She is also author of award-winning case studies, media and research articles, and of the YouTube/DailyMotion video series 'Doing Business in Europe' and the iTunes series 'Multicultural Management'.
Her main research interests focus on internationalisation, regionalisation/market integration impacts on corporate location strategy, as well as public affairs management. She has published in media including Le Figaro, Business Week, The Japan Times and The Hindu, and speaks at live TV debates such as "Ce Soir ou jamais" (France 3), and for ABC, SkyNews, SBS and others.
Gabriele is known for her cutting-edge research into the impact of global crisis on international business strategy. She has conducted research projects studying the impact of terrorism in Europe, the USA, Australia and Afghanistan.


  • –present
    Director, International Relations, University of Melbourne