SDBP – Association

The SDBP is organized as an association under Dutch laws (vereniging). This enables us to benefit from the flexible Dutch regulations for legal entities. This provides for example the possibility for non-Dutch residents to be a member of the board and introduce electronic voting / video-(general) meetings. Membership is open for everybody that is sharing the values and mission of the SDBP. The SDBP provides membership for individual persons and corporate organizations.

The main revenue stream should come through the membership fee (individuals: € 30,- and corporate organizations: € 250). Other relevant revenue streams are sponsorships. A Participation fee for bigger, more important events (for non-members) also also charged. The SDBP is eligible for state subsidies, therefore we strive to welcome (a minimum of) 30 corporate members.

SDBP –  Executive Team 2019


Marc W. van Rijnsoever

Marc has a legal background and works as an attorney-at-law in the Netherlands (KienhuisHoving law firm). He spent also various years working in Slovenia with Ernst & Young heading up the indirect tax department and the legal department. Marc is also fluent in Slovenian (besides Dutch, English and German). His mission as President is to maintain an active business network in both countries based on friendship and entrepreneurship.


Marko Sladojević

Marko Sladojević is currently Head of the Human Rights, Data Protection and Intellectual Property department at Drolec Sladojević Law Firm in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Following his studies in Belgrade (Serbia) and Leiden (The Netherlands), he was involved at both trial and appellate levels in several war crimes cases before the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Marko also advises public and private organisations on various project development and project management solutions, as well as assists legal entities applying for domestic, EU and other international funds. Marko speaks English, Dutch, Spanish, Slovenian and Serbo-Croat languages.

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Franc Matjaz (Tičo) Zupančič

Franc Matjaž (Tičo) Zupančič is an international sustainable development and leadership advisor and coach. After three successful decades in business, ICT and change management in The Netherlands in companies as CAP Gemini, Heineken, Philips, KPN, and Atos Origin, returning to Slovenia in 2007 his attention shifted into the direction of international development, first from his own consulting company, later in international movements and in politics. In the Slovenian government 2014-2018 Tičo was appointed State Secretary for development and European Cohesion Policy. In this role he was responsible for the development strategy of the country and Slovenian Smart Specialisation Strategy, defining the innovation policy of the country. After finishing his three years mandate as SDBP President in 2012 Tičo was appointed our Ambassador.

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Edo Strnad

Over 30 years of Entrepreneur and Consultant in the field of implementing new technologies (CAD / CAE, LFP, 3D modeling/design/scanning/printing, Digital Communication, Collaboration and Learning platforms) and integrated digital solutions. Expert in business process digitization and digital transformation in segments: Business model design, Business architecture, Communications and training, Capability assessment, Synergy creation, Agile ways of working, Enterprise Content Management Development & Innovation leadership. Project manager in the field of implementing information systems to support business processes automation, management and spatial planning of large infrastructure facilities.

Lecturer at numerous international events on the topic of new technologies and author of several publications in these fields. Member of international industry, professional and humanitarian organizations.


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Bart Stegeman

Bart is proud to be a member of Skaza movement that strives to make an impact on efforts to save our planet by offering our products. Being a multi-talented people manager with a strong drive for analytic processes and workflows enables him to transform not only the organization but also other stakeholders around us to achieve this goal. He has a strong track record in digitalization of business processes, and he have developed a sense of strategic urgency for the challenges we will be facing. More than 20 years of experience in supply chain and IT gives him an excellent insight in how to prepare Skaza for the next goals. A creative mind set he has been developing since his childhood when he was playing with Lego blocks a lot guarantees a bold way of new product and process development. He believes this is the key of a successful company known for its values.   


Tina Drolec Sladojević

Tina Drolec Sladojević is the founder of Drolec Sladojević Law Firm in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she works primarily in the area of corporate and civil law. Following her masters studies at the University of Amsterdam, she worked at T.M.C. Asser Institute and the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Following her return to Slovenia, she worked at the Court of Appeals of Ljubljana and at the Law Firm Ulčar & partners. She earned her PhD degree in International Law from the Law Faculty of the University of Ljubljana. Tina speaks English, Spanish, Slovenian and Serbo-Croat languages.

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Igor Hočevar

Igor is an entrepreneur for more than 20 years, always involved in the projects that had beneficial effects on the environment and people involved. Lead by heart and working with people that have same values, he always tried to break barriers, implement innovations and move peoples thinking to a new level. With great interest for human kind and main question why we are here, he also studies philosophy and human behavior always trying to be better and to contribute to making our world a better place. Igor speaks Slovenian, English and Serb-Croat languages.

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Leo Swart

Cresultant is committed to helping the horticultural sector to make the changes that it is currently facing. Everything starts with the cooperation between the producer and the end user and their requirements, bringing retail into connection with the entire chain. Once we know what the client needs, we can develop creative consumer-focused innovations. New collaborations are always tricky in the beginning, particularly if you don’t yet know the other partners in the chain very well. It is important to make connections. Cresultant completely understands the possibilities and emotions involved in achieving cooperation within the chain (and organizations) between various companies and individuals. Once a real connection has been made, and trust and confidence have been created, this will give rise to co-creation, Cresultant’s specialization.

Creativity is born from co-creation, in turn guaranteeing that results are achieved. Through experimentation and action, you and your group will discover what does and doesn’t work! If you don’t try, you’ll never discover anything. If you have the courage to learn by DOING, you will discover the next step automatically, TOGETHER!


Alfred Lock

Alfred Lock is active in a wide variety of finance related business  (mainly tax advisory and bookkeeping).  For international firms needing local assistance he tries to guide clients to the relations and / or specialists needed. Through his history of 22 years of experience in the areas of insurance, pension, mortgage, loans as an intermediate there are a lot of  questions he can answer or make them answered by someone else.  Alfred speaks English and German on a convenient level and French on some lower level. He serves clients with a background from over 50 different countries.

Boardmember  : Mireille van Bremen

Boardmember  : Uroš Zajec


Fact d.o.o.

Company Fact d.o.o. is the brand indentity and influence company. It supports the marketing activities of SDBP in order to meet the purpose and vision of the platform and all its members. Inspire. Spread.

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