Güneş Cansız

Director, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities


Güneş Cansız is the Director of WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities where she leads to a team of professionals working for the implementation projects in Turkey.

Prior to joining WRI, she has managed projects inside and outside Turkey funded by the Open Society Foundation, Texas Civil Registry, European Union, Development Agencies and USAID. Güneş brings more than 10 years of NGO project experience to WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities. She provides strategic management to sustainable cities work in Turkey.

Güneş holds a degree in Management from the University of Istanbul and an MBA from the University of Marmara and PhD in European Union Economics from the University of Marmara. She has also completed European Union Program and European Union, Integration and NGO's Program from Istanbul Bilgi University.

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