Silvija's professional career is focused on behavioral ethics and business ethics, building organizational cultures and authentic leadership, implementation of compliance and ethics programmes. She has more than twenty years of work experience in managerial positions, in Croatia and abroad.
Silvija successfully completed her doctoral study at the Faculty of Economy, Zagreb with the thesis “The Impact of Business Ethics on Business Performance”. The result of this extensive research is the model of excellence – VIG Model™.
Since 2015, Silvija holds prestigious LPEC - Leading Professional in Ethics and Compliance certificate awarded by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative.
Since 2018 she has been a member of the Commission for Corporate Social Responsibility and Combating Corruption, International Chamber of Commerce – ICC Croatia.
She has been a long time visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Economy in Zagreb, and lecturer as well as module coordinator in the field of management at other higher education institutions in Croatia. She is the author of many scientific papers from the field of organisational culture and leadership, business ethics and compliance; certified NLP Master Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner Coach and Executive Coach, member of NLPEA – NLP Association of Excellence and International Coach Federation - ICF.