Beril Atakul was born in Izmir, in 1976. Following her double major in Istanbul University School of Economics and Opera Singing, she started her carreer with advertising and communication. For almost 10 years, she has worked for multi-national companies such as McDonalds, Nike and Turkcell, gaining wider expertise in marketing, retail marketing, market research, brand management, brand positioning, customer experience management and strategic planning. She has combined her experience within the private sector with coaching, studying the international certificate programmes of Professional Coaching and NLP. Since 2010, she continues coaching as well as training in various areas of corporate and personal development.
In 2008, she joined SI E Turkey - Marmara Club and currently serves as Programme Director.
She has a 9 years old daughter. She speaks proficient English, as well as German, Italian and Greek at beginners' level.