Born in 1976 in İzmir, Beril Atakul is a graduate of Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University and Opera Singing, Istanbul University School of Music. She has started her career in 1999 as the account executive of Ulker and United Distillers & Vintners brands of Leo Burnett Advertising Agency. Until 2009 she gained further experience in the areas of strategic marketing, market research, customer analysis, customer oriented strategic planning, retail marketing, media buying and customer experience management working at various levels for McDonald's Turkey, Nike Turkey and Turkcell.
In 2009, deciding to add Professional Coaching as a second career milestone upon her previous experience she attended related training programmes of Professional Certified Coaching, Life Coaching, NLP Master Practitioner, Train the Trainer, Hypnosis Master Practitioner and Psychology.
For the last 5 years she is passionately coaching and training individuals, corporate individuals and companies that are willing to make progress towards their goals and visions. Currently working as a corporate coach/trainer for AkademistA, Beril Atakul has an experience of 750 hours of coaching and 1250 hours training and is within the accreditation process of International Coaching Federation's PCC level. She explains her approach to "change for personal development" via the famous quote of Andre Gide: "The length of the unopened wings cannot be known."
Having a daughter of 11 years old, Beril Atakul is a devoted member of Marmara Club, SIE Turkey and the Local Committee Communication Officer of SI Convention 2015 Istanbul.