Advisory Board

Universities are institutions which produce and offer solutions that respond to community needs. Our school, aware of the fact, works with an Advisory Board composed of leading experts of the industry. The Board periodically meets to discuss proposals for contemporary issues, and provides the support at all times.  

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Oya Aydın, Faculty Member, PhD (İstanbul Bilgi University, Head of Department of Tourism and Hotel Management)
Cenk Demiroğlu (Umea University, Visiting Faculty Member)      
Leigh L.Uhlir (Kendall College School of Hospitality Management)           
Dr. Özen Kırant Yozcu (Boğaziçi University, Department of Tourism Administration)       
Ata Eremsoy (The Marmara Hotels & Collection, Executive Vice President)
Murat Yumak (Hotel Suadiye, General Manager / Skal Marmara, President)       
Kerim Sipahiler (Sipahiler Events / SITE Turkey, President)
Ahmet Arslan (Mövenpick Golden Horn, General Manager)
Ömür Yeker (B-rain Team, Owner / SITE Turkey Ex-Chairman)   
Mert Okan (Grand Yavuz Otel, General Manager / Skal Marmara, Deputy Head)
Hale Tokmakçıoğu (Freelance Advisor)  
Merih Kırlı (Skal Marmara, Member of Executive Board)
Zeynep Yılmaz (Active Tourism, General Coordinator)
Andaç Mandi (Ritz Carlton 2008-2014 Sales Manager)               
Bahattin Yücel (ex-Minister of Culture and Tourism / TURAD, President)              

DEPARTMENT OF GASTRONOMY AND CULINARY ARTS

Dilistan Shipman, Faculty Member; PhD (İstanbul Bilgi University, Head of Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts)     
David Shipman (İstanbul Bilgi University Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Lecturer; Masterchef)
Ahmet Örs (Sabah Newspaper)
Enes Bayram (İstanbul Bilgi University Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Graduate)
Figen Mays (ADCO and TADCO, Owner)
Hasan İbrahim Toksoy (Burgerlab Restaurants, Owner)
Mert Okan (Skal International Marmara Club President; Grand Yavuz Hotel General Manager)
Murat Neptün ( Barut Sorgun Hotel General Manager)
Mustafa Seçkin, (Unilever Turkey)
Tahsin Oztiryaki (Öztiryakiler, Chairman)
Zeynep Kakınç (Mutfak Dostları Derneği, President)