Simon Pek is an associate professor at the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria. Simon teaches and researches in the area of sustainability and organization theory. His research explores how organizations and the individuals within them embed social and environmental sustainability into their cultures, strategies, and daily operations.
His primary research interests centre on helping democratic organizations like co-operatives, schools, and unions achieve their social and environmental objectives through the use of democratic innovations. He is particularly interested in collaborating with organizations on joint action research projects. He currently serves as the Steering Committee Lead for the Ontario Assembly on Workplace Democracy and was the Project Lead on the 2020 Uvic Students’ Dialogue on Democratic Engagement.