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Experienced professional on Compliance& Ethics and Q-HSE, in multinational and cross-functional environment, regarding different sectors; proven track in process improvement, change management, leadership and team management, project management, internal and external auditing, training and risk management. As Country Compliance Officer; responsible for implementation and effective execution of Corporate Compliance Program, in line with international & national regulations and company's Code of Conduct.


Current Experience

  • Country Compliance Officer
    Since June 2015

Past Experience

  • Senior Manager- Compliance & Quality Assurance / Country Compliance Officer
    December 2008 --- May 2015
    Fresenius Medical Care, as a worldwide leading company, serving medical devices, pharmaceuticals and treatment options in renal care field. HQ of EMEA is based in Germany. In Turkey, mainly embraces group companies, having an organization of ~1700 employees, in both product (pharmaceuticals and medical devices) and healthcare service fields. The company has country-wide 47 clinics, 4 warehouses, 2 medical device production plants and sales offices. Main responsibilities are, * As Country Compliance Officer; responsible for implementation and effective execution of Corporate Compliance Program, Code of Conduct and policies (based on legal and ethics procedures, FCPA, UK Anti-Bribery Act, SOX Act); experienced in investigation of non-compliance cases, implementation of new policies (e.g. sponsorship, donations, anti-corruption, anti-trust, etc) training & audits; in coordination with European Compliance Team in HQ -Germany. *Managing Q-HSE Team and Integrated Management System in group companies, as corporate QA-HSE department, for product (medical device & pharmaceuticals) and provider businesses; in accordance with national and international regulatory requirements and standards incl. ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001 and MDD 93/42/EEC, . * Reporting to Managing Director; Member of Management Team. * Performing audits in terms of the IMS standards and company requirements.Coordinating 3rd party notified body audits.. * Implementing& improving Q-software, monitoring and improving processes & KPI's. * Coordination with Global Quality&Regulatory Dept. *Advanced knowledge on laws & legislations and international standards. pls.see; and

  • Lead Auditor & Trainer
    October 2006 --- December 2008
    * Lead Auditor and Trainer on Management Systems (ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 , ISO 14001) (IRCA and EOQ approved), * Performed 3rd. party audits and trainings in many sectors, over 300 man-days. * Trainer on IMS & HSE regulations (in-house & open-house) (“OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor”, “ISO 14001 Internal Auditor”, “ISO 9001 Internal Auditor”, “HSE Regulations”, “OH&S Risk Management”, Root Cause Analysis on Incidents etc.). * Member of European Organization of Quality (EOQ) as “EOQ Occupational Health & Safety Auditor”, Register No: TR06OHSA-28). pls.see;

  • Quality & HSE Supervisor
    January 2003 --- January 2006
    * QHSE Supervisor in turn-key construction projects in Turkey and Europe, mainly coordinating the site teams and advising the Management on QHSE perspective.


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityCommunicativeCritical thinkingEfficiencyIndependenceKindnessProblem solvingProactivitySelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineTrust


LinkedIn Assessment :
Quality AssuranceQuality ManagementAuditingQuality SystemInternal AuditProcess improvementRoot Cause AnalysisISO 9000Environmental AwarenessISOmanagementTrainingSix SigmaISO 14001Occupational HealthEnvironmental Management SystemsISO 13485Medical DevicesContinuous ImprovementRisk ManagementRisk AssessmentSafety Management SystemsCompliance5SQuality Auditing

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Manage complexity Create SOPsAdjust processes and methodsAssess quality process issuesAttend at steering committee meetingsAttend steering committeeCoachCommunicate effectively on different company levelsDevelop training materialsTrain StaffSupport due diligence assessmentsSolve problemsManage risksManage Quality Management System (QMS) documentationManage multiple projectsManage budgets


  • MSc. in from Boğaziçi Üniversitesi in 2002
  • BS in Environmental Engineering from Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi in 2000
  • in Maths & Science from Kocaeli Anatolian High School in 1996
  • in from Istanbul Technical University in 0

Training and Certification

  • Certified OHS Specialist Certification
  • ISO 13485 MD-QMS Internal Auditor Certification
  • ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Certification
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification
  • OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor Certification
  • Quality Manager Certificate Certification
  • Train the Trainer (TTT) Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    6 weeks
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 1 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey


Driving License
  • No