I am patient with my students and like to uniquely approach each and every single one of them based on my personal understanding of the strengths and the weaknesses of the student, while flexibly following a teaching structure that aims to optimise the trade-off between pace and precision.
Freelance consultant, researcher and writer, background in philosophy, politics, economics (BA, Exeter), international political economy (MA, King's College London) first class distinction. I have professional experience in both governmental bodies, international companies, research institutions and think tanks.
I've been playing the guitar/bass for +10 years, have performed in various bands which aired on the BBC and performed on international shows.
I'm also a personal trainer, played Waterpolo for +8 years at national team and competitive levels, won BUCS (British university competitive sports) Trophy twice during my time at Exeter.
Rates vary depending on the kind and level of tutoring, please contact me for info.
King’s College London September 2017-August 2018
MA in International Political Economy (High 2:1, Distinction on dissertation)
Modules: Research Methods; IPE of Development; Social Movement and Mobilisation; IPE Theories, Issues and Debates; IPE of the Environment
London School of Economics June 2017 – July 2017
Summer Courses in Accounting and Advanced Data Analytics and Econometrics (Merit)
The University of Exeter September 2014 - July 2017
BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Merit, 2:1)
Tirsan Kardan, Turkey | R&D Innovation Researcher January 2019- present
Responsibilities entail independent research and analysis regarding possible disruptive technologies that will fundamentally impact the automotive sector and the company. This included executive summaries, presentations in board meetings and participation in significant makers’ fairs with a focus on spotting cutting-edge innovation that may have a disruptive impact.
The Turkish Embassy in London | Research and Executive Assistant October 2018- January 2019
Provided independent research and writing, helped the staff in preparing professional executive reports for diplomats, chiefly for the ambassador amongst other diplomats working in fields ranging from trade/economic relations to environmental issues.
iConnect Global, London | Student Outreach Manager February 2018 – October 2018
Provided insights into the student culture at King’s College London. I played a key role in identifying the best channels for iConnect to create brand awareness prior to launching within the International Development student base at King’s, and optimized those channels to reach as many King’s students, who are interested in perusing a career in International Development.
Tirsan Kardan, Russia | Manager Assistant June 2016 – July 2016
Responsibilities included maintaining robust communication with clients for customer satisfaction, accounting inspection and product quality assurance and daily reports.
Tirsan Kardan, Manisa, Turkey | Chairman Assistant June 2015 – July 2015
Handled important confidential information for management regarding pending business deals and participated in executive meetings, during which I took notes and later presented detailed summaries for executives.
Languages: Turkish, (Native); English, (Bilingual Proficiency); German, (A1); French, (A1)
Key Skills and Knowledge
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work within a team and individually. Outstanding public speaking experience and leadership competence. Excellent customer interaction skills. Excellent numerical competence, strong analytical, problem solving and creativity skills. Organised with a self-motivated proactive attitude with an ability to work towards demanding deadlines and driven to achieve results to time and budget, even if this demands efforts out of office hours. Flexible self-starter with the ability to respond to a range of technical and interpersonal challenges.
Awards & Achievements
Member of Chatham House since 2017; British Universities Competitive Sports (BUCS) Trophy Winner/ U-polo league 1st place – Water polo; Turkish National Water Polo Team member in International Tournament in Istanbul; Three National League 3rd place in waterpolo; three times Regional 2nd place award in swimming; San Remo International Music Competition Judge’s special award; Vodafone Ankara Highschool Music Competition best original composition award
Extra-Curricular Societies and Activities
Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society | member
Debating Society | member
Highschool Student Council | President and Vice President (Excellent public speaking experience)
Turkish Society | Secretary; Vice-President i
Turkish National Water-polo Team, member (International Tournament placement); Isikkent (Competitive) Waterpolo Club, captain/vice-captain (National third place, three consecutive years)
Competitive Highschool Swimming | member (3 times regional second and third place winner)
Exeter Bands, member (records played at BBC Introduces, Devon Radio)
Wing Chun, Martial Arts
Open Water Scuba Diving (Licensed) and Spear-fishing
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