Sonja Šmuc MSc
CCIS General Manager

Since 10 October 2017 Sonja Šmuc is the General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia. Before that she held the position of Executive Director of the Managers’ Association of Slovenia for 12 years.

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 (Board of Summit100 business leaders of SEE, Accreditation Committee of Bank Assets Management Company, Slovenian Council for Equal Opportunities, International graphic center) and award boards.

In 2006 the 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 the magazine Manager, specialized in leadership and management. She is the author of more than 700 business related articles.

She has a Master’s Degree from the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana; she deepened her knowledge at Stanford University of California, Vienna’s Wirtschaftsuniversität and IEDC - Business School of Bled.