Yalçın SüerChair
      • B.Sc. ODTU Electrical and Electronic Engineering – 1971 M.Sc. ODTU Electrical and Electronic Engineering – 1974
      • Founding President and CEO – Technology Licensing Inc. 2001 to Present

      Past Lecturer at Un. of Alabama in Birmingham and McGill University. Vice President of Dunlace Tennis Club. Avid tennis player.

      Founding President of Toronto Book Club 1987 to Present. Past President of Turkish Culture and Society. Translating Turkish Republican History Series from Turkish to English.

Haluk MesciVice-chair
  • BS, ODTU Faculty of Adm. Sciences, Dpt. of Management. - 1972
  • MAS, same dpt. - 1975.
  • Copywriter, Agency Founding Partner - Creative. 1973 - 2004
  • Consultant - Advertising and Brand Building. 2004 - 2017
Was Board Member - ODTU Mezunları Derneği İstanbul, Reklamcılar Derneği, Reklamcılık Vakfı; Trustee - Türk Kültür Vakfı; Advisor - President Advisor to President, İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi; Alaçatı Turizm Derneği. Taught advertising, copywriting, creativity, design thinking, innovation in Anadolu Universitesi, ODTU, İstanbul Bilgi Universitesi, İzmir Ekonomi Universitesi.Translated 12 advertising-creativity-brand books into Turkish.
Berna GülmisalSecretary General
  • BS, ODTU Management – 1994
  • MSc, Political Structure of European Union-Istanbul University-1997
Was representative of Turkish Steel Exporters’ Association in the Free Trade Agreement of the European Coal & Steel Community in Brussels; in Trade and Environment meetings in Geneva (UNCTAD & WTO) and in Paris (OECD). Was an Operation Manager of FERCO international trading firm in Turkey and worked as a metal trader in Canada. Attending various Master Classes and courses at The Royal Conservatory of Music. Swim Official and Founder of Fistique Bazaar-2012-2017
Berker AdıgüzelTreasurer
  • BSc, ODTU Industrial Engineering 2011
  • Minor, ODTU Economics 2011
  • MSc, Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin – Economics & Management Science 2013
  • Management Consultant and Data Scientist – Deloitte 2013-2017
Senior Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Professional skills in Analytics; namely, Price Forecasting, Mathematical Modeling and Optimization. Has publications on energy markets in Turkey. Ex-president of AEGEE-Ankara (European Students’ Forum) and ex-treasurer of Ataturk Anatolian High School Alumni Association.
Sevil Zeynep LüleçMembership Director
  • B.Sc., ODTU Dpt. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. - 2008 M.Sc., EPFL Electrical and Electronic Eng. - 2010
  • Research Engineer, Koc University OML - 2011
  • Research Engineer, ODTU-MEMS Research Center - 2012
  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto Electrical and Comp. Eng. 2012-2017
Circuit designer and researcher mainly focused on analog, RF and mixed-signal integrated circuit design for RF transceivers and MEMS front-ends. Volunteer at various IEEE occasions over the years, and currently an IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Young Professionals Committee Member.
Bekir KayaAudit Committee Member
BA, ODTU Faculty of Adm. Sciences, Dpt. of Management, 1972
MBA, Purdue University, 1973.
Management career in private and public sectors; including auditing, project and operational management.
Organizer Turkish soccer group in Toronto.
Active in tennis and swimming.

Fahri DemirayAudit Committee Member
ODTU, Faculty of Administrative Sciences,
BS – ’69 Industrial Management
In Canada since 1970.
Retired, loves tennis.
Haluk GunerAdvisory Group Member
B.Sc. METU Mechanical Engineering – 1968
Founder & partner at ELSIS Inc. Company 1971-1983
Tourism entrepreneur in Antalya Region 1985-1991
Finance and Stock Market Consultant 1992-1996
Consultant for SME’s and manufacturing industry 1995-2010
 
As one of the founding partners of ELSIS Inc. Company he contributed to developing and manufacturing of electronic and electro-mechanic military and civil equipment. Owned and managed a hotel in Side while working on Solar Energy Systems in Manavgat Region. His late professional life concentrated on financial consulting and collaborating with SME’s. 36th member of METU Alumni Society. Active member of METU Istanbul Alumni Society since 1996. Ex-member of Ankara Bridge Club. A devoted chess amateur. Lives in Toronto with his elder daughter and grand children.
 
 
 

Meral AltinbilekAdvisory Group Member
  • B.Sc. ODTU Industrial Engineering – 1972, M.Sc. ODTU Industrial Engineering – 1975
  • Head of Project Management Office – Morgan StanleyTechnology Licensing Inc. 2015 to Present
  • Associate Director – RBC New York –  2008-2015
  • Management Consultant – IBM 2004 – 2008
  • Professional Engineers of Ontario, P.Eng Designation
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Certfied Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI – ACP)
“Co author of  “Project Management Knowledge & Skills: A support book for the PMP exam - 2016.
Presenter in Project World Conferences in variety of project and changee management topics
Past President of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), Toronto Chapter
Past president of the Board of Trustees,  Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON