Meet the team

Our skilled team, with long years of expertise in the field, will assist you to take your first steps into the Turkish market! Below are the portfolios of our team members:
Simay Soylu - Business Developement Company in Turkey

Simay has been working in the field of business development within the Turkish market serving more than 400 SMEs and multinational companies, all from various sectors since 2006. She has undertaken various duties such as market research, setting up show rooms for industrial companies, and assisting in entrepreneurial ventures for businesses and subsidiaries.

Business Development Manager

A graduate from Galatasaray University, Ozgun has a strong knowledge of business relations with French and English companies. She has been our expert in market development activities of Turkey since 2011.

Project Manager

Graduated from the University of Istanbul, our new project manager Ilgaz is an expert in social media management, online communication, consumer behavior analysis and extensive market research in areas such as fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), technology and media. She is also experienced in public relations and event management.

Tulay CAN
Project Manager

Graduated from of the University of Lyon Lumières, Tülay worked for LES MILLS and MAPED in Turkey, VIASOURCING in France and IMS in Luxembourg. She speaks Turkish, French and English. She is experienced in project management and development, market research, customer relationship management and training/workshops for companies.

HR & Finance Specialist

Nehir is the mainstay of the team, with strong experience in human resources and accounting, she has been in charge of the administrative services, recruitment, payroll and financial tasks of the company since 2012.

Executive Assistant

Cansi supports the whole team as well as the staff of ERAI Turkey to facilitate the communication and also the administrative tasks of each and everyone within our offices.

Consultant in Development & Marketing

A Graduate of Paris-Sorbonne University with post graduate work experience in the United States, India, and Ecuador, Pelin moved to İstanbul and brought her international expertise to our team as an external consultant.

Celalettin KÜLTEKİN
Finance & Accounting Manager

A graduate of Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, Celalettin has specialized in tax auditing and accounting for more than 25 years. After 13 years of experience as an independent financial consultant, he joined our team as Finance and Accounting Manager.

Ferit Gökçen ERMAN
Legal Advisor

A graduate of University of Istanbul, our legal advisor Gökçen has more than ten years of experience specialized in commercial law, tax law and administrative law. He has helped many companies with their legal issues during their establishment or merging with other companies’ processes. He is your legal counsel from your first step on.

Senior Consultant in Industry

Bora has over 15 years of experience in the Turkish automotive sector, mainly in the distribution of spare parts for automobile engines (individual & commercial vehicles, generators, and construction and agricultural machinery). He has worked in complex area such as retail, wholesale, repairs, and end users. Bora has previously worked for Fiat Turkey, Ford Turkey, the Turkish distributor of Perkins, and Agco (Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Laverda Valtra).