Simon Pek

Simon Pek is Associate Professor of Business and Society at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, Canada. His primary research interests center on helping democratic organizations like cooperatives, schools, and unions achieve their social and environmental objectives through the use of democratic innovations. Dr. Pek served as Steering Committee Lead of the Ontario Assembly on Workplace Democracy and Project Lead for the Students’ Dialogue on Democratic Engagement at the University of Victoria. He is particularly interested in collaborating with organizations on joint action research projects. Dr. Pek earned his PhD in business administration and management from Simon Fraser University. He can be reached at