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Pelin Fatma Yenigun Dilek

Pelin Yenigun Dilek obtained her bachelors degree in Economics from Bosphorus University, Istanbul in 1995, followed by a M.A. in Development Economics from University of Kent in Canterbury, U.K. She worked as an economist in Industrial Development Bank of Turkey and Global Securities between 1997-2003. In 2004, she obtained another masters degree from Leuven University, Belgium on International Business Economics. She worked in Garanti Bank, Istanbul as the chief economist until 2013. Pelin is the founder of, an online platform dedicated to discussions on Turkey’s long-term macroeconomic development. She is a board member of EDAM and economic advisor of Turkonfed.