A Civil Engineer with a Master's Degree in Risk and Emergency Management; experiencedin project management in private sector and operational disaster risk managementprojects in the World Bank.Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, andcommunicating ideas clearly and effectively.Good team member and organizer through work and social experiences.Confident in easily adapting to different environments and cultures, based on study andwork abroad experiences.
CurrentThe World Bank － Washington D.C.
Team lead for new building code training for public and private sector participants inJamaica under Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project.Technical engineering support for retrofitting and reconstruction of critical facilities as arisk reduction component of Jamaica Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project.Data analyst for reviewing Country Partnership Strategies, active in 2012 and 2013, inorder to monitor Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation activities inthe World Bank projects to guide future investments.Operational support for preparation of project documents for risk resilience activities forEastern Caribbean Countries.Project management support for the Guatemala 7.2 Earthquake Recovery Framework.
Project.Research activities for Safe School projects all over the World to collect statistic data andlessons learned.Preparation of guidelines notes on seismic retrofitting projects by collecting lessonslearned from different countries' experiences.
CivilJan 2010 to Aug 2011 HITIT Industry, Construction & Trade CO.LTD － Ankara, Turkey
Worked as a site manager who is responsible for all management of planning andconstruction.Worked on tender document preparation for national biddings and international ones inLebanon.Had training on planning and construction schedule.Worked on project management for Aslancik dam construction and hydroelectric powerplant.
Improvement of project management skills to provide communication between severalunits.Learning solving details in both planning and construction stage.
Invited Lecturer on "Disaster Risk Management Cycle and Applications in the Word" atBahcesehir University, Washington DC, Feb 2015.Organizer of a high-level panel at IMF for the"Key Priorities for Turkey's G20 Presidency"hosting Directors from the World Bank and the IMF.Recipient of REM Master Program Full Scholarship.
Sep 2011 to Feb 2013 IUSS － Pavia, Italy
Third Place Award in Young Talents Contest in Natural Sciences, July 2005 (Sofia,Bulgaria).First Place Award in Science Project Competition organized by the Turkish Science andTechnology Foundation May 2005 (TUBITAK) (Ankara, Turkey).
Master of Science, Civil Engineering2010Middle East Technical UniversityGPA: GPA: 4.00/4.00 Listed as a High Honor StudentCompletion of thesis is pending.Risk and Emergency Management (REM)February 2013IUSS Center- Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori - Understanding and Managing Extremes(UME) - Pavia, Italy
Recipient of REM Master Program Full Scholarship.The second ranking of the graduates of the program.Interdisciplinary knowledge about probability of risk, law, economics, resourcemanagement, natural hazards, finance, insurance, risk assessment, social vulnerability.
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering2010Middle East Technical University － Ankara, TurkeyCivil Engineering
Since February 2014 - Executive board member for the World Bank/ IMF Turkish StaffAssociation, Washington DC.Since December 2013- Founder member of METU Alumni Association in WashingtonDC.Since September 2012 - Team lead for the Kardelen Turkish Folk Dance Ensemble ,Washington DC.Since 2010 - Member of Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects -Chamber of Civil Engineering (TMMOB-IMO), Ankara Turkey.2007 September - 2008 May: Served as a captain of the synchronized ice skatingteam, "Team Ice Paradise", Ankara Turkey.2007 March - Silver Medal in Universities Cross Country Skiing Competition, METUUniversity SkiingTeam, Ankara, Turkey.2006 December - Ice SkatingTrainer Certificate, Turkey.
Project and event management, Turkish folk dance, skiing, ice skating, traveling.
Turkish (Native)English (Excellent at reading, writing, verbal skills)Spanish (Good at reading; basic at writing, speaking)