Partners

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Anjo

Angelo Žigon, BSc Civil Engineering

General director

company founder, partner

T: 01 474 10 88

Angelo Žigon finished his studies of civil engineering in 1989 at the University of Ljubljana. He started his career with the static calculation and structural design of buildings, specialising in the reconstruction of buildings of cultural heritage such as castles, churches and other old structures. In 1991 he co-founded the company Elea, offering the design of all structures and other civil engineering services. Mr. Žigon is the general manager of Elea iC d.o.o. During his 21 year long career as a structural engineer Mr. Zigon won several design awards in various categories. The prize for the “Best steel structure in Slovenia” he received twice. In 2009 Mr. Žigon received the “Slovenian Chamber of Engineers Award for outstanding engineering achievements”.

Andrej

Andrej Pogačnik, BSc Civil Engineering

Director

company founder, partner

 

T: 01 474 10 91

Curriculum Vitae

Andrej Pogačnik finished his studies of civil engineering in 1988 at the University of Ljubljana. He started his career as designer with the static calculation and structural design of buildings in Slovenija projekt Ljubljana.

In 1991 he co-founded the company Elea, offering the design of all structures and other civil engineering services, where he is a manager and member of the board of directors. During his 22 years as structural engineer Mr. Pogačnik has won several design awards in various categories. He received the award for the “Best steel structure in Slovenia” in 2001. In 2007 Mr. Pogačnik received the “Slovenian Chamber of Engineers Award for outstanding engineering achievements”.

Mr. Pogačnik is a member of the managing committee of the section of Civil Engineers of the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers and is the initiator and editor of the Slovenian EUROCODE Standard Design of Building Constructions handbook (IZS 2009).

Pavlinjek

Marko Pavlinjek, BSc Civil Engineering

Head of team Structures

Head of workgroup Structures I, Partner

 

 

 

T: 01 474 10 10

Curriculum Vitae

Marko Pavlinjek finished his studies of civil engineering in 2001 at the University of Ljubljana. He started his career in Elea iC as student with the static calculation of building constructions and specialised in the dimensioning of all kinds of constructions, mostly the structural design of concrete and steel constructions. He is an expert for high-rise buildings, seismic engineering and dimensioning of steel constructions.

At Elea iC Mr. Pavlinjek is a partner and currently heads the team of several work groups for building construction design, is head of his own group and has worked as construction designer and responsible project design engineer on several projects, including  the business and residential complexes Emonika Ljubljana, Trnovska Vrata, the Retail Complexes Stožice, Supernova and Spar, Petrol Gasoline services and the reconstruction of several churches.

Mr. Pavlinjek is an active member of the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers as juror of the Disciplinary Senate and occasionally lectures as guest speaker on structural design at the University of Ljubljana.

Jurij Rihar

Jurij Rihar, BSc Civil Engineering

Head of team Project management

Head of working group Project management I

Partner

T: 01 474 10 89

Curriculum Vitae

Jurij Rihar finished his studies of civil engineering in 1987 in the field of concrete prefabricated constructions at the University of Ljubljana. He started his 23 year long career with the static calculation and structural design of high rise buildings, then dedicated 10 years to estimations of building investment values and economics of construction. He joined Elea iC in 2002 as coordinator and project manager.

He has proven his expertise as project manager of Technical assistance for the Regional Waste management centre Dolenjska (funded by EU cohesion funds), has coordinated the Building permit and execution design of the Regional Waste management centre Celje and Waste management centre Pragersko.

Žibert

Marko Žibert, BSc Civil Engineering

Head of team Tunnels and geotechnics

Head of working group GEO 1

Partner

T: 01 474 10 50

Curriculum vitae

 

He completed the study of civil engineering at the Faculty of Civil engineering in 2000. His professional career began as a structural engineer in building construction company Gradis, design bureau in particular in the field of concrete and steel structures, bridges and other infrastructure facilities at home and abroad.
In 2002 he joined the team Elea iC, where he worked as lead designer in civil works and in 2004 received the award for best steel construction in Slovenia, and the award of the European Convention for steel structures - ECCS. A year later he took over the development and management of tunnels department, which was upgraded in the coming years with a team of geologists, he himself specialized in the field of safety in tunnels.
Currently he is working and is a partner in the company Elea iC as head of the group of tunnels and soil mechanics, and as the designer responsible for a number of demanding projects at home and abroad, such as: tunnels Šentvid, Markovec, Vodole, Leščevje, Karavanke (all in Slovenia), Suhodol I and II (Bosnia), Encarnacao (Portugal) .etc.
He has received numerous awards for his achievements and is a member of several professional institutions (IZS, ITA, SloGeD, OEGG ....) and regularly attends professional conferences, where he teaches the construction and design of tunnels and other underground structures and tunnel safety.