Christiaan Röell is a lecturer in International Business at the UNSW Business School, Department of Management and Governance. His research is focused on the political strategies of multinationals in international environments, especially in Southeast Asia. He is interested in government affairs managers as individuals, and his research seeks to unpack corporate political strategizing at a deeper, complex, human level. Christiaan is also interested in how multinationals collaborate with government agencies to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. His work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of World Business.
SSHRC Insight grant 2023-25 'Overcoming adversity in cross-sector partnerships: A micro-level study of commitment. $95,278
BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2021-22 'Tackling grand challenges: cross-sectoral collaborations to contribute to the Sustainable Development
Best paper award at the 6th Global Strategy and Emerging Markets (GSEM) conference in Vancouver (2022). Title: 'Sowing the Seeds for Political Influence: Aligning CSR Strategies with the Sustainable Development Goals'
Best Paper Award at the 38th Euro-Asia Management Studies Association's (EAMSA) annual conference (2022) in Tokyo 'Sowing the seeds for political influence: Incorporating the UN SDGs into the MNE’s nonmarket strategy'