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Martie-Louise Verreynne

Professor in Innovation and Associate Dean (Research), The University of Queensland

Martie-Louise Verreynne is a Professor of Innovation and Associate Dean Research at the University of Queensland. She has held roles such as Associate DVC (Research - College of Business and Law, RMIT) and Interim Head of School, Deputy Head of School, Head of Strategy and International Business, and Program Leader (University of Queensland).

Martie-Louise is a recipient of an Australian national citation for contribution to student learning based on her work in the area of commercialisation of high-tech start-ups. She developed and led the MicroMasters in Corporate Innovation delivered through EdX.

Martie-Louise is internationally recognised for her research on innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship in small business, is a senior associate editor with the Journal of Small Business Management and publishes widely in top tiered journals. She has been successful at winning ARC Discovery, ARC ITTC and several other Category 1, 2 and 3 grants. She actively works with industry to create research impact and has received several awards in recognition of this work.


  • 2020–present
    Professor, RMIT University
  • 2020–present
    Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation, RMIT University
  • 2006–2020
    Professor, The University of Queensland


  • 2006 
    Massey University, PhD in Management

Research Areas

  • Innovation And Technology Management (150307)
  • Small Business Management (150314)
  • Entrepreneurship (150304)