Secretariat General

TÜSİAD’s activities are supported by a staff of 61 professional experts, working in the Secretariat General, Representative Offices and Institutional Partnership Forums.

TÜSİAD’s activities are managed by the Secretariat General headquartered in Istanbul. Relationship with the affiliated international institutions, member relations, information processing activities, institutional communication, and administrative and financial operations of TUSİAD are implemented by the body of the Secretariat General.

The Secretariat General coordinates also the working of the round tables and work groups headed by the members of the Board of Directors and other activities executed by the TÜSİAD Representative Offices and TÜSİAD – University Partnership Forums.

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Secretary General

Ebru Dicle Deputy Secretary General
(Social Policy and Information Society)
Hale Hatipoğlu Deputy Secretary General
(External Relations)
Dr. Nurşen Numanoğlu Deputy Secretary General
(Industrial Transformation, Sectorial Policies)
Melda Çele Deputy Secretary General
(Sustainable Development, Investment Environment, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs)
İlhan Oğuz Deputy Secretary General
(Financial and Administrative Affairs)
Dr. Zümrüt İmamoğlu Chief Economist
Serkan Ersöz Legal Counsel
ECONOMIC RESEARCH DEPARTMENT
Elçin Tüzel Junior Expert
SOCIAL POLICY DEPARTMENT
Ezgi Çelik Expert
Alper Keskin Junior Expert
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT and INVESMENT ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT
Gaye Uğur Sarıoğlu Head of Department
ENTREPRENEURSHIP and YOUTH AFFAIRS
Seda Köknel Çatalkaya Senior Head of Department
Kadir Yusuf Öztürk Junior Expert
INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION, SECTORIAL POLICIES DEPARTMENT
Öykü Şenlen Junior Expert
Fatma Hazal İnce Junior Expert
Cansu Üttü Junior Expert
INFORMATION SOCIETY and INNOVATION DEPARTMENT
Yasemin E. Avcı Head of Department
Merve Uzunosman Junior Expert
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICIES DEPARTMENT
Ceren Aydın Ergün Senior Head of Department
EXTERNAL POLITICAL RELATIONS
Zafer Gazi Senior Head of Department
GLOBAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Tamer Şen Senior Head of Department
Aslı Başkaracaoğlu Senior Expert
Yiğit Basat Şimşek Expert
EU COMMUNICATION - PROJECTS DEPARTMENT
Nur Beler Levi Head of Department
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Başak Solmaz Karaüç Corporate Communications Manager
Su Tuncer Expert
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Hakan Demirkol Senior Head of Department
Doğan Kumova Expert and Creative Consultant
MEMBER RELATIONS & ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
Leyla Danış Head of Department / Assistant To The Board Of Directors
Nimet Özdemir Executive Assistant
Serap Özince Executive Assistant
Zeynep A. Özgüder Executive Assistant
Burcu Orhan Akgün Executive Assistant
Bahar Karayüksel Executive Assistant
Başak Okatan Executive Assistant
Selda Siler Corporate Communications Department Assistant
FINANCIAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
Meral Uğurlu Gönül Expert
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
Nurettin Keser Head of Department
Bülent Utal Administrative Staff
Hasan Genç Administrative Staff
Eşref Şıvğın Administrative Staff