Section: Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic human resource management
  • Small business and not-for-profit sector
  • Diversity management
  • Tourism
  • Innovative pedagogies

Available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries

About Ancy Gamage

Ancy is an early career researcher with research interests in:

  • strategic human resource management
  • small business, not-for-profit and tourism management
  • innovative pedagogical approaches.

She has presented at prestigious management conferences, and is currently collaborating on planetary health research projects.


  • PhD, Victoria University, Australia
  • MBus, Victoria University, Australia
  • LLM, University of Kent, UK
  • BA (Hons), UniMrts

Key publications

Year Citation
2021 Crosthwaite, C., Pyke, J., Gamage, A., De, Lacy., & Lindsay, Smith. (210416). FIJI - RAPID HR NEEDS ASSESSMENT WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19.
2021 Lindsay, Smith., Pyke, J., Nguyen, V., Shaikh, S., Gamage, A., & De, Lacy. (210409). BUILDING THE RESILIENCE OF TOURISM DESTINATIONS TO DISASTERS: The 2020 Victorian Bushfires and COVID-19 Pandemic April 2021.

Year Citation
2022 Lindsay-Smith, G., Pyke, J., Gamage, A., Nguyen, V., & de, Lacy. (220401). Tourism operator mental health and its relationship with SME organisational resilience during disasters. Tourism Management Perspectives, 42 (100961-100961).

doi: 10.1016/j.tmp.2022.100961

2021 Gamage, A. (210303). An inclusive multifaceted approach for the development of electronic work-integrated learning (eWIL) curriculum. STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION,

doi: 10.1080/03075079.2021.1894116

2021 Pyke, J., Lindsay-Smith, G., Gamage, A., Shaikh, S., Nguyen, V. K., de, Lacy., & Porter, C. (210101). Building destination resilience to multiple crises to secure tourism s future. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 26(11), (1225-1243).

doi: 10.1080/10941665.2021.1989000

2021 Gamage, A. (210101). Content and process approach to the job demands-resources model of emotional labour: A conceptual model. Public Money and Management,

doi: 10.1080/09540962.2021.1999596

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Resilient Enterprises and Sustainable Employment in Tourism (RESET)
From: Victorian Higher Education Strategic Investment Fund
Other investigators: Dr Thu-huong Nguyen, Dr Riccardo Natoli, Dr Colin Drake, Ms Tania Milani, Prof Terry De lacy, Dr Joanne Pyke
For period: 2021-2022
UNWTO technical assistance mission to Fiji: A Rapid tourism industry human resources needs assessment.
From: UNWTO Management Vision and Priorities for 2018-2019
Other investigators: Dr Joanne Pyke, Prof Terry De lacy
For period: 2021-2021
Not disclosed

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Not available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal supervisor


Year Award

2016 Outstanding Student Alumni Award - Victoria University

Professional memberships

  • Member, The Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Member, Institute of Managers and Leaders