Işın Çelebi

Işın Çelebi



  • Turkey and the World Economy: 2021 Prospects
  • The New Dynamics of Global Competition; China and India
  • Globalization and Digital Revolution
  • An Analysis of Turkey from 1980s to Present
  • Strategic Management; Change and Transformation Management
  • Sustainable Development: What to Do and How to Do It?

What he offers

Işın Çelebi shares his extensive knowledge, strategic perspective and experiences he gained in business and government services for many years. He explains the keys to success in a world where competition is escalating and getting more complex.

How he presents

His speeches enriched by his warm and effective language and his unique experiences inspire young entrepreneurs and directors.

After graduating from Middle East Technical University Metallurgic Engineering Faculty in 1973, he got his post graduate degree in Istanbul Technical University in 1975. He also got his master and PhD degrees on Economics at Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences in 1990.
In 1990, he assumed the title of Doctor with his “Outward Oriented Growth and Turkey”. In 2014 September, he became associate professor in the field of “Macroeconomics”.

He entered in politics in 1987 with the invitation of Turgut Özal and served as deputy for İzmir for 4 terms. He served as the minister of state responsible for Economy in the 46th Government for 2 years, started from December 21th 1987, and in the 46th government for two years starting from June 30th 1997. During this period, he president the Money and Credit Board and also the member of the in Planning and Budgeting Commission along with Constitution Commission.

Between 1982 and 1987, he moved to the private sector, where he assumed senior executive and general management positions. In November 2002, he established Çelebi Strategical Consultancy Company to give restructuring and strategic management services to the world’s leading companies in the fields of iron and steel, automotive and finance (such as for 10 years for Morgan Stanley and Mitsubishi and for 5 years for Johnson&Johnson). Between 2012 and 2017, he served as board member in Sabancı Holding. He has certificated as Independent Auditor by Public Oversight Accounting and Auditing Authority on May 29th,2013. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cpatürk Independent Audit and Sworn-in Certified Public Accountancy Inc., which was established in 2014.
He gave lectures on monetary policy at Galatasaray University and strategic management at Izmir Economy University.
He served twice as President at TOSYÖV and vice President at Galatasaray Sports Club. He represented International Mevlana Foundation and UNESCO Turkey national commissions


  • Dünyanın Şu Haline Bak (2018)
  • Türkiye’nin Dönüşüm Yılları: Yeniden Öğrenme Zamanı (2012)
  • Ne Olacak? Ne Yapmalıyız? (2001)
  • Siyasette Kilitlenme ve Çözüm (1996)
  • Yeni Bir Düzen Anlayışı, Özelleştirme (1995)
  •  Dışa Açık Büyüme ve Türkiye (1991)


Presentation Languages: Turkish, English

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