Home > Research > Researchers > Tobias Finke

Tobias Finke

Research student

D44b Charles Carter Building Lancaster University Bailrigg Lancaster LA1 4YX

LA1 4YX

United Kingdom

Research overview

 

My doctoral research examines why companies fail to respond to climate change. I contribute to this timely, increasingly important and acknowledged field of research by specifically focusing on barriers to business interaction that impede responding to climate change. To do so, I adopt a network approach (Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group) to analyse empirical insights gained from multiple in-depth case studies in the context of the UK Energy supply sector.

Research Grants

 

Received a PhD Placement Grant from the UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund (Newton Fund) to conduct a three months research project at Nankai University in China.

Profile

 

Before joining LUMS in 2014, I studied and worked in an international environment for five years. Most recently, I completed an MLitt degree in International Business (with distinction) at the University of St Andrews. Through several internships at multinational corporations like IBM and Infineon Technologies, I was able to gain valuable work experiences and to build a strong network in the field of management consulting, project management and strategic development. Furthermore, I participated in a Summer School programme on Climate Change at the University of Cambridge. In 2016, I spend three months at Nankai University in China to conduct a research project funded by the UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund (Newton Fund) which was set up jointly by the British Council and the China Scholarship Council.

Web Links

View all (5) »