Sinfree Gono

Dr Sinfree Gono


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Personal profile

Personal profile

I am a Lecturer in International Business [Teaching Focussed] at Royal Holloway University of London. I hold a PhD in Management (Royal Holloway University of London), an MBA (Thames Valley University, London). I have held various academic positions, including Visiting Lecturer at Bedfordshire University (2017), Teaching Fellow [Strategy] at University of Surrey Business School (2016 – 2017), MBA Teaching Assistant at UCL (2022 - ). Adjunct Position at Exeter University (2022 - ), 

While at Royal Holloway, I hold the role of Undergraduate Academic Education Lead in the Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship [SIBE] group of the School of Business and Management. This is in addition to other administrative posts.

My research interests are Information and Communication Technology, Small and Medium Enterprises, Emerging Markets, Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises, Supply Chains, International Business and Policy.

My publications appeared in journals, such as Journal of Strategic Change, and other sources: The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT),  Academy of International Business Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter [AIB-SSA], and the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Management, PhD, Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Holloway, University of London

20 Sept 201019 Sept 2014

Award Date: 22 Jan 2015

Business Management, MBA, Masters in Business and Management, Thames Valley University

5 Jan 200430 Sept 2004

Award Date: 15 Oct 2004

External positions

Visiting lecturer, University Of Bedfordshire

20 Jan 201731 Mar 2017

Teaching Fellow Strategy, Surrey Business School

1 Mar 201630 Sept 2017


  • Management studies
  • Strategic management
  • Technologies not elsewhere classified