General Manager & Turkey GEFF ESG Expert

Dr. Cenk TÜRKER, after 17 years of experience gained in different positions in many actors of the business world, established ESG Turkey Consulting to provide quality services as a consultant in the fields of sustainability and management. Besides his academic career; He has served in supranational organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union, in close contact with Non-Governmental Organizations in the public and private sectors. Basically; It focuses on Strategic Management, Project Management and Sustainability.

He gives lectures on Strategic Management, Marketing Management and Sustainability at the MBA level at universities. Dr. Türker is also the ESG Specialist of Turkey GEFF (Green Economy Financing Facility Project), financed by the EBRD, and the Vice Chairman of the ESG Working Group of TKYD (Corporate Governance Association of Turkey) and the UN Global Compact, CDP, TÜSİAD, Borsa İstanbul. Istanbul, etc. It maintains relations with various local and international stakeholders.

Prior to founding ESG Turkey Consulting, he served as Akbank Investor Relations and Sustainability Manager. In this position; It focuses on Sustainability Strategy, Sustainable Finance, Environmental & Social Management System in Loans, Climate Change Management, Sustainability Trainings and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Prior to the establishment of the sustainability unit at Akbank, he served as a consultant in different sectors. Prior to his consultancy experience, he worked in United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and European Union Education & Youth Programs. He started his career as an academician at Hacettepe University Department of Business Administration and took part in projects.

He has Business Ethics and Sustainability from Netherlands Nyenrode Business School, Strategic Thinking Simulation from Dale Carnegie and ISO 14064 Carbon Footprint, 14046 Water Footprint, ISO 26000 CSR certificates. He is a Climate Leader of the Climate Reality Project run by Former US Vice President Al Gore. His interests include table tennis and sailing.


Sustainability Panel

16 November 2022 (11:00 - 12:30)

IzQ Inovation Center