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Job Title
Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director
Speaker Bio
Elif has been a rounded HR and DE&I practitioner and coach. She has over 15 years of working experience in global organizations across various industries. She has held local and global responsibilities in various HR roles. Companies she has worked with include Citibank, Sabanc─▒ Holding, Alcatel Lucent, British American Tobacco, Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting).

As an HR & DE&I practitioner, Elif has had a successful track record of partnering with leaders in developing and implementing strategic HR and DE&I initiatives that support business growth and sustainability. Her expertise lies in Business Partnering, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Organization and Leadership Development, Talent Management, Executive and Career Coaching, and Change Management. During her prior assignment at Signify, she developed companywide talent development programs and implemented post-M&A integration programs. Elif has a multicultural background, having worked and studied in Turkey and Netherlands and coaching leaders all around the globe. She combines her rounded experience in HR with coaching skills to strive for a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future.