Born in 1981 in Istanbul- Turkey. She graduated from Marmara University, Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration in 2003. She fulfilled the international exchange programme of European Studies in Sciences-Po Paris, in 2002. She received her master’s degree from the Political Science and International Relations Department of Bogaziçi University in 2006. She is currently continuing her PHD in history at Bogazici University. She internshed at the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD) inBrussels, which plays an important role in defending the unitary interest of Turkish Business along the EU. She has attended many conferences and European think-tank meetings during this internship and carried out a research on the perceptions of Europeans towards Turkey. She is interested in EU communication strategies and European lobbying.
She speaks native Turkish, fluent French and English, and beginner’s Spanish.