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The Institute

We promote employee ownership and participatory ownership culture that empowers workers to think and act like business owners in Slovenia and the wider region. We do so by carrying out research and policy work. ownership restructuring, developing and conducting learning and development programs for key stakeholders, and providing advocacy services for employee-owned businesses.

The Institute

We promote employee ownership and participatory ownership culture that empowers workers to think and act like business owners in Slovenia and the wider region. We do so by carrying out research and policy work. ownership restructuring, developing and conducting learning and development programs for key stakeholders, and providing advocacy services for employee-owned businesses.

Our mission

By introducing innovative models of employee ownership and participatory governance, we foster social justice, economic efficiency, social and environmental sustainability, workers’ dignity, and community-anchored business ownership.

Our mission

By introducing innovative models of employee ownership and participatory governance, we foster social justice, economic efficiency, social and environmental sustainability, workers’ dignity, and community-anchored business ownership.

How we implement it

RESEARCH AND POLICY

We study international best practice, develop new models, and consult on legislation which is needed to regulate and incentivize employee ownership in the region.

WORK WITH COMPANIES

We offer complete solutions for building employee ownership in businesses. From conducting financial analyses, carrying out ownership restructuring, developing and implementing uniquely tailored learning and development programs, to helping companies with communication strategies – we’ve got it all covered.

ADVOCACY

We strive to bring public and political attention to employee ownership by establishing a strong digital presence, organizing public events, and creating international advocacy networks.

How we implement it

RESEARCH AND POLICY

We study international best practice, develop new models, and consult on legislation which is needed to regulate and incentivize employee ownership in the region.

WORK WITH COMPANIES

We offer complete solutions for building employee ownership in businesses. From conducting financial analyses, carrying out ownership restructuring, developing and implementing uniquely tailored learning and development programs, to helping companies with communication strategies – we’ve got it all covered.

ADVOCACY

We strive to bring public and political attention to employee ownership by establishing a strong digital presence, organizing public events, and creating international advocacy networks.

The Team

Tej Gonza

Managing Director

Gregor Berkopec

Head of Legal Department 

Sebastjan Pikl

Financial Administration and Legal Communication 

Erika Funa

Head of Learning and Development  

Sara Lucu

Education and Event Specialist

Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela

Experts’ Board and Research 

Kosta Marco Juri

Researcher and Designer

Vlasta Radan

Administration and Archives

Experts' board

Prof. Noam Chomsky, PhD, častni član IED
Christopher Mackin, PhD, Ownership Associates Inc.
Matjaž Čemažar, Domel d.d.
Kyla Alterman, Ownership Associates Inc.
Ginny Vanderslice, Praxis Consulting Inc.
Mark Pleško, Cosylab d.d.
Aleš Dolenc, M-Sora d.d.
Prof. Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela, PhD, FDV
Sandi Češko, Studio Moderna Brands International
Miha Lavtar, Optiweb d.o.o.
Mag. Aleksander Igličar, SEB
John Case, Employee-Owned America
David Erdal, PhD, Tullis Russell
Prof. Jože P. Damijan, PhD, SEB
Prof. Marko Jaklič, PhD, SEB
David P. Ellerman, PhD, IED
Prof. Rudi Rizman, PhD
Vladimir Kreačič
Bogdan Biščak
Marko Funkl –  Co-founder

Experts' board

Prof. Noam Chomsky, PhD, častni član IED


Christopher Mackin, PhD,
Ownership Associates Inc.


Matjaž Čemažar,
Domel d.d.


Kyla Alterman,
Ownership Associates Inc.


Ginny Vanderslice,
Praxis Consulting Inc.


Mark Pleško,
Cosylab d.d.


Aleš Dolenc,
M-Sora d.d.


Prof. Aleksandra Kanjuo
Mrčela, PhD,
FDV


Sandi Češko,
Studio Moderna Brands International


Miha Lavtar,
Optiweb d.o.o.


Mag. Aleksander Igličar,
SEB


John Case,
Employee-Owned America


David Erdal,
PhD, Tullis Russell


Prof. Jože P. Damijan,
PhD, SEB


Prof. Marko Jaklič,
PhD, SEB


David P. Ellerman,
PhD, IED


Prof. Rudi Rizman,
PhD


Vladimir Kreačič


Bogdan Biščak


Marko Funkl –  IED Co-founder