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Aleš Oven

Assistant researcher

Aleš is an assistant researcher at InnoRenew CoE and Head of the International Office at the University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies. He studied geography at the University of Primorska and obtained a degree in 2011.


In his career he worked in different industries, including higher education, NGOs, public services, hospitality, cosmetics, strategic consulting and now research.

He is an enthusiastic generalist, who gets things done and keeps a smile on the face in the process. He utilises pragmatic and hands-on approach, he is adaptable and open before decisions are taken, but he expects that reached agreements are being kept.


Aleš is always open to new challenges and happy to learn new things. In his free time, he is a passionate traveller, hiker, camper, super, occasional scuba diver and surfer.