I have joined the Textile Industry as a Junior Quality Assurance in Istanbul, Turkey In 1992, and have worked in Örsa Holding, in FILA Italy, and Adidas International respectively until 2002. Soon after, I have joined PUMA International as a Quality Assurance/Quality Auditor till 2006.
As of 2006, I have joined PUMA Sustainability Team as an Auditor in Supply-Chain Sustainability, conducted and arranged several Sustainability Audits in EMEA region in more than 20 countries till 2012.
As of 2013, I have been appointed as a Manager Supply-Chain Sustainability and responsible for EMEA region. Beside the Supply-Chain Sustainability Audit Management/Supplier on-boarding, I have initiated, coordinated and conducted a number of capacity building projects/programs with collaborations of UN Agencies, Governments, NGOs, Universities/Academics, Service providers and suppliers in the PUMA’s Supply-Chain, specifically on Management Systems, Product Sustainability, Women Empowerment, LGTBQ+ Rights, Refugee Integration, Management-Workers communication, Code of Conduct, OHS, Environment/Waste Management and Energy Efficiency, Carbon Emission and LCA etc.
From 2018 on-wards, I became a freelancer for PUMA & continued working as an Executive Supply Chain Sustainability in EMEA. Also, decided to establish my own company named ‘Sustainable Works Station – SWS’ with the goal of providing consulting services for other companies beside PUMA on Sustainable Developments, Corporate & Supply Chain Sustainability.
Additionally, in 2021, I became the Industry Sustainability Science Committee Member at the Turkish Export Assembly (TİM).