Our Advisory Board

The Center’s Advisory Board provides oversight and is composed of prominent academics, public figures, and business leaders. The Board meets annually and provides ongoing leadership and counsel regarding the Center’s activities.

Leon Amram '88BU, industrialist, entrepreneur, investor.

Tayfun Bayazıt '83BU, Chairman of Marsh McLennan Group, Turkey & Bayazit Consulting Services.

Jean Magnano Bollinger '72TC, P: '02LW, '11IA, a practicing artist with an academic background in education; she received her master’s degree in education from Columbia University’s Teachers College.

Hanzade Doğan Boyner '99BU, Chairwoman of Doğan Online and Hepsiburada Group, Turkey’s leading technology & e-commerce businesses; Vice Chairwoman of Doğan Holding and Doğan Media Group, one of Turkey’s leading conglomerate and media group; and Chairwoman of Aydın Doğan Foundation, leading Group’s philanthropic activities.

Vuslat Doğan Sabancı '96IA, Board member Hürriyet Print & Digital Publishing, Board Member Dogan Group Company, life time honorary Board Member of the International Press Institute, Founding Board Member of Endeavor Turkey.

Prof. Üstün Ergüder, Professor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Kadir Has University and former Rector of Boğaziçi University.

Ahmet Evin '66CC, '73GF, Founding Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Sabanci University and Senior Scholar, Istanbul Policy Center.

His Excellency Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, academic, diplomat, 9th Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Member of the Turkish Parliament and PACE.

Memduh Karakullukçu '00LW, Vice-Chairman and President of Global Relations Forum, Managing Partner at Kroton Consulting.

Muhtar Kent '12CC, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company. 

John Kluge Jr. '05CC, Co-Founder, Alight Fund, Social Enterprise Visiting Fellow | Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Scholar-in-Residence| Lewis Institute for Social Innovation, Babson College, Author | Forbes | Charity And Philanthropy For Dummies.

Ömer M. Koç '85CC, '88BU, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Koç Holding, and President of the Turkish Educational Foundation.

Korhan Kurdoğlu '91IA P: '20CC, CEO, Tab Food Investments (TFI).

Emre Kurttepeli '90EN, Founder and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Mynet.

Agah Uğur P: '17CC, P: '19AC, Group CEO, Borusan Holding.

Tarık Yılmaz P: '21GS, Vice Chairman of Executive Committee, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals.