Dr John Gionea


School /
Work Unit

Business TAFE

Contact Details

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City campus




  • 1961 – 66: Degree in Economics (Foreign Trade), Academy of Economic Studies, Foreign Trade Faculty, Bucharest, Romania
  • 1971: Graduate Certificate in Marketing Research, Marketing Management and Marketing Principles, International Marketing Institute (on the campus of the Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
  • 2003: Ph D, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Teaching/Work responsibilities

  • International Business (Econ 5012) Coordinator (Advanced Diploma of International Trade)
  • International Trade (IM-742)Sessional Coordinator/Lecturer(MBA Program in International Management held in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur)
  • International Economy (ECON 1072) Sessional Coordinator/Lecturer, undergraduate

Research Interests

Multilateral and Regional trade integration, Global agricultural issues, Genetically Modified crops, Australian export achievements.

Publications/ Consulting

  • Fraser, Gionea, Fraser, 1999, “Economics for Business”, McGraw-Hill Australia, 2nd ed.
  • Australian Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing- “International Trade and Investment-An Asia-Pacific Perspective”, 2003, McGraw-Hill-Australia
  • Consultant to the Secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in international trade and marketing matters (1974-75)
  • 2000: Team Leader & Instructor, APEC 2001-Training for Chinese Officials Project, funded by AusAID, Melbourne and Beijing.
  • 2003: “The Australia-USA Free Trade Agreement-The Telecommunications Sector”, Consulting Report to Telstra Corporation Ltd

Industry experience

  • 1992 – present: Teacher and International Business Coordinator; Sessional Coordinator /Lecturer undergraduate and graduate courses as above
  • 1991: Marketing Executive, Syntec Economic Services, Melbourne
  • 1984 – 1990: Senior Marketing Officer, the Australian Wheat Board, Marketing Policy Section, Melbourne
  • 1981 – 1983: Senior Marketing Officer, CRA-Ashton Project, Perth, Western Australia
  • 1980 – 1981: Commercial Officer, Siemens-Australia, Melbourne, Australia1970 – 1979: Senior Economist and Trade Policy Adviser, Ministry for Foreign Trade, Romania
  • 1967 – 1970: Export Executive, Mineral import export and Chim import, Romania.