Ayse Güclü Onur


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Ayse Güclü Onur Egon Zehnder, Istanbul


Ayşe Güçlü Onur, based in Istanbul, is a trusted senior talent management advisor to Turkish and international clients. She leads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services, Private Equity, and Financial Officers Practices in Turkey. Ayşe is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Executive Assessment and Development Practice, Sustainability Practice, and Global Diversity Council, engaging in a variety of diversity initiatives within and outside of the firm.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Ayşe was with BNP Paribas JV, where she set up and led the Strategy and Business Development function in Istanbul. Previously, she worked in strategic consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton in New York and London, advising financial services clients such as the NYSE, Barclays, Wachovia, Capital One, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Aetna, ABSA, and the Ministry of Finance for Abu Dhabi. Earlier, Ayşe was a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in Istanbul.

She serves on the Board for Ashoka Turkey, is an Advisory Council Member for Endeavor Turkey, and is co-founder of "Yenidenbiz," a social venture engaged in on ramping talented women into the workforce.

Ayşe earned an MBA from Duke University in the US and a BA from Bosphorus University in Istanbul.

News and Publications

Egon Zehnder's Ayşe Güçlü Onur co-founds Initiative to Help Women Return to Work

Egon Zehnder consultant Ayşe Güçlü Onur, is co-founder of YenidenBiz, a non-profit organization that aims to help Turkish women return to work after extended career breaks.

Hurriyet - Encouraging Women to Return to Work

Only 8.1 out of the 29.5 million women of working age currently have a job in Turkey, reports the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet.

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Ayse Güclü Onur Egon Zehnder, Istanbul


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