Çağrı Alkaya - Executive Board Member
Çağrı Alkaya has a total of 19 years of experience of which 16 years is in recruitment, executive search and HR Consultancy. He started his career as a financial auditor in Coopers & Lybrand in 1996. Therein he took part in various audit, due diligence and recruitment projects, which started his interest in the Human Resources area. In 1999 he joined the executive search and HR consultancy industry with a London based Pan European executive search company. In 2002 he co-started Oxygen Consultancy as one of the three founding partners. Çağrı left his role as Managing Partner in Oxygen to take on a non-executive director role in 2007 after spinning off the senior executive search business of Oxygen Consultancy and joined Stanton Chase International as a partner with a new venture. He is co-founder of the Stanton Chase Turkey Office together with Şükran Tümay. Today Stanton Chase Turkey is a reputable executive search company working with blue chip multinationals as well as local groups and medium sized growing organisations. Çağrı has thorough experience in talent management including search, selection assessment and executive coaching. He predominantly works on GM/CEO, CFO and Board Member assignments, in executive search, assessment and mentoring/coaching. In addition to Turkey Cagri has developed and executed assignments in Central and Eastern Europe as well as CIS and Middle East. Çağrı is one of the four founding partners of Elemental - Value. Çağrı Alkaya is a graduate of the International Relations Department of the Middle East Technical University and continued an MBA program in Yeditepe University and a EU Affairs program in Bahcesehir University. He is fluent in English.
Serhan Kuseyrioğlu - Executive Board Member and Managing Partner
Serhan Kuseyrioglu has 15 years of experience as a senior level executive. She started her professional career in Sanovel Pharmaceuticals where she held several positions as Product Manager, Field Force Manager, Marketing Manager and Sales & Marketing Director, where she led a team of over 500 people. After this experience Serhan decided to switch her career to a more specific area and began her journey in coaching and development by attending the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and Adler Professional School of Coaching. She became a Professional Co-Active Executive Coach in 2007. She is also involved in various Leadership studies, she is an NLP practitioner and is currently in the Process of being a faculty trainee for CTI . She is also currently being trained to become a guide to carry The Council Guide Teachings which are teachings derived from the core leadership Dynamics in the globe. Serhan has been trained as a co-facilitator by CRR through the program Alchemy 3rd entity, and believes in coactivity in all the processes. Serhan works on assessment center applications, executive coaching and coaching trainings, team assessments and team development programs which are the major focus areas of Elemental – Value. Serhan Kuseyrioglu graduated from Istanbul University School of Dentistry and pursued her Postgraduate studies on Orthodontics at the Columbia University, USA. During her studies in New York, she also attended New York Institute of Technology MBA Program. She is one of the four founding partners and managing partners of Elemental – Value. She is fluent in English.
Şükran Tümay - Executive Board Member
Şükran Tümay has a total of 25 years of experience of which 21 years has been in recruitment, executive search and Human Resources (HR) Consultancy. She started her career with SAS Service Partner (now known as Gate Gourmet) as an organization and quality consultant acting as a change agent following the privatisation of Usas in 1990. In 1994 Şükran joined the HR Advisory Division of Coopers & Lybrand, a strategic division within the company providing services in recruitment and HR consultancy to the company audit and tax client base. In 1998 Şükran joined Antal International, a UK based executive search company as Country Manager. She left her role as Country Manager / Managing Partner and took on a role as one of the founding partners of Oxygen Consultancy in 2002. She carried out her leadership role as an Executive Partner in this fast growing organisation until 2007. Şükran switched to a non-executive board member role in Oxygen Consultancy in order to focus purely on senior executive search and consulting when she accepted an offer to start up Stanton Chase Turkey as an Executive Partner. Şükran's specialization is in the FMCG and Life Sciences & Healthcare sectors and she has taken on a leading role in many regional business development efforts and execution of international search assignments throughout Europe, Middle East and Central Asia. Along with executive search and consultancy Şükran Tümay is a London Image Institute certified image consultant specialising in the appearance, behavior and communication dimensions of personal and corporate image. Şükran is one of the four founding partners of Elemental - Value. Şükran Tümay has a BA degree in English Language and Literature from the Istanbul University and is native in English and Turkish.