Oguzhan Bayrak

GDP Global Advisor Turkey

About Oguzhan Bayrak

Oguzhan graduated from Middle East Technical University in Ankara as an Industrial Engineer, he received a German language academic sufficiency certificate at Ruhr University in Bochum and started his professional career in a public computer centre in Germany delivering services to hospitals both at administrative and medical levels.

In the second phase of his career, he has been at middle and high level management positions of leading large scale manufacturing companies in Turkey and leaded implementation of several change projects.

In the third phase, as self-employed, he represented an American manufacturing company in Turkey in promoting sales and assisted SMEs in business development and initiating exports/imports.

After Turkey’s entrance into pre-accession phase of EU membership, he took part in international technical assistance teams of several EU funded projects and worked also as local senior expert in UNDP projects related to local, regional development, entrepreneurship and SME support.

In addition he supported UNIDO country office as national consultant for defining feasible project ideas originating from public sector. In collaboration with ministries, governmental institutions, regional development agencies, business associations, development banks, CSOs, NGOs and public administrations related to these projects Oguzhan gained comprehensive experience in the activities and expertise of these organizations.

He is also an active supporter of civil environment protection activities, renewable energy, mitigation against climate change and cyclist.