Gregor Novak

CEO, SunContract


Gregor Novak is an accomplished executive with nearly 2 decades of experience in the Power Industry, having worked in two of the most important and complex national electricity companies in the Republic of Slovenia. Prior to SunContract, Mr. Novak worked as System Administrator and Chief Information Officer to establish company BORZEN – a Slovenian power market operator and regional power exchange (now spin-off to BSP SouthPool). He then took over the ICT department at ELES as a transmission system operator – the guardian of Slovenia’s electric power transmission system, which is closely connected to the transmission networks of neighbouring countries and integrated into the European energy system.

After a decade of experience, Gregor went on to establish SONCE Group, an EPC and IPP company working within the European Union and the Middle East. SONCE has so far completed more than 200 solar energy turnkey projects. The company has also invested millions of EUR in solar and energy efficiency projects. Over the years, Gregor has amassed wealth of skill and experience in the areas of electricity utility management, process management, regulatory framework of electricity sector, technical operations, information and communication specifics in power engineering sector as well as blockchain technologies.