Pelin Akın Özalp | MEMBER

After graduating from Surrey University, UK, in 2010, Pelin Akın Özalp started her career in the Deutsche Bank. Following her return to Turkey, she attended to the MT program of TAV Airports Holdings. Pelin Akın Özalp started to serve as Board of Directors Member at Akfen Holding in 2012.

She is an active member of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors at TİKAV (Turkish Human Resources Education and Health Foundation) and Vice President of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award-Türkiye National Committee. She is also Chairwoman at the Advisory Board of the Contemporary Turkish Studies Chair founded in London School of Economics since 2010.

She participated in different working groups in DEİK Spanish Business Council, DEİK British Business Council, DEİK Irish Business Council and DEİK US Business Council. She is also a member of Turkish Tourism Investers Association (TTYD), Association of Family Businesses (TAİDER) and Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) Young Entrepreneurs Advisory Councils. Pelin Akin Ozalp is also a member of Turkey Business Women's Association (TIKAD), Association of Women in Board of Directors (YKKD) and the Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA) Boards.

Currently serving as Vice Chairwoman of Akfen Infrastructure Holding, as Board Member and Corporate Governance Committee Member for Akfen Holding, and Board of Directors Member of IBS Insurance and Reinsurance Brokering, Akfen REIT, Istanbul Sea Buses (İDO) and Travelex.