Dr Peter Jenner - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Dr Peter Jenner

PhD Sunshine Coast, BSc Business Studies (Upper Second Class Honours), Brad.



  • Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
+61 7 5456 5040
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Dr Peter Jenner

After initially working in sales and marketing management for a global consumer goods organisation in the UK and Middle-East, Peter embarked upon an entrepreneurial career from his late twenties. Over approximately the next 20 years this entailed involvement in a variety of enterprises principally focused on supporting the corporate human resources function globally.
Peter's conferred doctorate explores the factors important to the sustainability of social enterprises.

Potential research projects for honours students

  • social business
  • businesses that operate for a social rather than primarily for profit maximisation
  • social entrepreneurship

Research areas

  • social enterprise
  • social entrepreneurship
  • entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • social capital
  • organisational growth

Teaching areas

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Enterprise
  • Small Business

Dr Peter Jenner's specialist areas of knowledge include social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, social capital, organisational growth and small business development

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