About Gabriel Benito

Gabriel Robertstad Garcia Benito (PhD, NHH Norwegian School of Economics) is Professor at BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway: www.bi.edu. He has extensive international experience from research, teaching, and academic community service. He has held visiting positions at Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), University of Melbourne (Australia), Henley Business School/University of Reading (UK) and University of Valencia (Spain).

Gabriel is Co-Editor of Global Strategy Journal and Consulting Editor of Journal of International Business Studies, and a member of the Editorial Boards of, among others, Academy of Management PerspectivesInternational Business ReviewJournal of World BusinessManagement and Organization Review, and Management International Review.

Gabriel has studied the internationalization dynamics of businesses for three decades, with a focus on the governance, strategy and organization of multinational enterprises, headquarter-subsidiary relationships, and foreign operation mode decisions. His research has appeared in many books and journals, including Global Strategy JournalJournal of Economic GeographyJournal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Management Studies. His books include Foreign Operation Methods (w/L. Welch and B. Petersen, 2018, 2nd edition), and Multinationals on the Periphery (w/R. Narula, 2007).

Gabriel was President of EIBA (European International Business Academy) in 2005, and member of its Board from 1997 to 2007, and has served in various roles in AIB and Strategic Management Society. He organized the 2005 EIBA Conference and was Co-Chair of the 2018 Strategic Management Society Special Conference in Oslo. He was elected Fellow of AIB in 2015, and Fellow of EIBA in 2017.