Sonja Šmuc


Sonja Šmuc

Managing Director at Zdruzenje Manager


Sonja Šmuc is an executive director of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia since 2005. She focuses on development of Slovenian management and leadership to encourage competitiveness of Slovenian businesses. Among other business topics she has specialized in women’s leadership.

She is a member of different professional bodies (Accreditation Committee of Bank Assets Management Company, Advisory Committee for Equal Opportunities with European Commission, Board of Summit100 business leaders of SEE…) and award boards. She also served as a treasurer of CEC – European Managers, a European confederation of managerial organizations with headquarters in Brussels.

In 2006 Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia co-awarded her with bronze award for innovation in publishing. She is also a co-author of a book on managing export risks. Before joining MAS she was editor-in-chief of magazine Manager, specialized in leadership and management. She is the author of more than 700 business related articles.
She has a degree from Economic Faculty in Ljubljana, she attended courses at Stanford University of California, Vienna’s Wirtschaftsuniversität and IEDC – business school of Bled.