Esra has a Management Engineering degree from Istanbul Technical University, and has accumulated a wealth of HR experience spanning 19 years.

Esra has held the HR Manager role at Summertown since 2011. She manages all HR functions as well as leading the company’s CSR strategy and Health & Wellbeing program. Early in her career she worked as a HR Generalist for a multinational company in Turkey and after moving to Dubai in 2005 she focused on mid-senior management recruitment with an international executive search firm.

Esra is very passionate about creating a positive work environment where people are happy to work and be encouraged to perform better as a result of job satisfaction. She is a strong believer in open communication and collaboration.

She loves travelling to new places and being in nature. Her recent interests are mindfulness, meditation and yoga. She is originally from Turkey and married with 2 kids.