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Simon Berge

Business Chair of Co-operative Enterprises

Simon Berge ©UWinnipeg
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Business and Administration


  • Business
  • Social Issues
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Planning / Community Planning
  • Co-operatives

Areas of Expertise:

  • Co-operative Businesses
  • Finance
  • Rural Studies
  • Social Inequality

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


As part of the Business and Administration Department in the Faculty of Business and Economics at The University of Winnipeg, Dr. Simon Berge holds the Business Chair of Co-operative Enterprises.

The mandate for the Business Chair is to increase the awareness of the co-operative business model by introducing new courses focused on co-operative business practice. A specialization in co-operative business practices will be offered as part of the Bachelors of Business Administration Degree at UWinnipeg.

Berge completed his PhD at the University of Guelph studying co-operatives as an alternative distribution system for local food and community development. He also holds a MBA in Finance from McMaster University.

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