Bettina Wittneben is an award-winning researcher and passionate educator. She investigates institutional change in the international climate policy realm. Her work is published in academic management studies journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, as well as practitioner journals, such as Energy Policy. She takes pride in her teaching with the aim of building knowledge, strengthening academic research skills and empowering future leaders to tackle sustainability challenges. 

Bettina holds a PhD in Strategic Management and Organisation Theory from the Judge Business School and Queens’ College, University of Cambridge. She also holds MBA degrees from the Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada, (International Business) and the Grenoble Ecole de Management, France (Technology Management). Her Bachelor degree in Education (double major Science and Second Language Acquisition) is from the University of Alberta. Bettina is a German national and lives in Radley with her husband, daughter and two springer spaniels.


  • Deep Decarbonisation of Energy-Intensive Industry
  • Changing Institutional Logics in Climate Finance


Dr Bettina Wittneben teaches the MSc Elective Strategic Environmental Management and the workshop ‘UNFCCC Model Negotiations’ in the Governance Module. She also teaches at Saïd Business School in the MBA Programme.