Akın, Pelin

Board Member,Akfen Holding; Associate Member of the Board, Turkish Industry & Business Association, Turkey

After graduating from Surrey University, England, Spanish Business Administration Department in 2010, Pelin Akın started her career in the Strategy department within the Finance department of Deutsche Bank's Madrid office. Following her return to Turkey, she was accepted to the MT program of TAV Airports Holdings, to be trained as a future executive. Currently Pelin Akın serves as a Member of the Corporate Governance Committee and Member of the Board at Akfen Holding and TAV Airports Holding Corporate Governance Committee. In addition, Pelin Akın also serves as a Board Member of Akfen REIT and IBS Insurance and Reinsurance Brokerage.

Pelin Akın, takes place in different groups of both Spanish Business Council and British Business Council of DEIK. She is also an active member of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors at TİKAV (Turkish Human Resources Education and Health Foundation) founded in Hamdi Akın's leadership in 1999. Pelin Akın is Vice President of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award-Türkiye National Committee whose main sponsor is Akfen Holding. She is also Chairwoman at the Advisory Board of the Contemporary Turkish Studies Chair founded in London School of Economics since 2010. Pelin has been organsing the 'Tatlıdil Forum' that was founded in 2011 in order to strengthen political, economic and cultural relations between Turkey and the U.K for the last two years.

She is also a member of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD), Turkish Businesswomen Association (TIKAD), Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TURKONFED), Young Presidents Organization (YPO), PODEM, B-20 Infrastructure Work Force and World Economic Forum Global Shapers. Pelin Akın was chosen as an Associate Member of the Board at the TÜSİAD General Assembly. In 2015 at the 11th TÜRKONFED General Assembly she took on the role as a Board Member.