Dr., Academic Board Member, Argüden Governance Academy
Started his career at London Citizens Advice Bureau as Generalist Advice in 2001. Provided advice and advocacy to the citizens in the areas of accommodation, debt, employment relations and social rights. During this period, gained experience in legal process management, problem solving, interpersonal relations and legal-administrative affairs.
In Türkiye, his career started at Istanbul Special Provincial Administration as the EU and Foreign Affairs Expert in 2007. Between the period of 2009 and 2013, he led the EU and Foreign Affairs Unit of the Sarıyer Municipality. He managed the activities on local government-the EU relations, project development and management as well as local development, health, vocational training and waste management. During the years of 2013-2017, he worked as consultant in the areas of sustainability strategy development, corporate social responsibility and project management for the private sector.
In 2017, undertook the role of governance researcher for Argüden Governance Academy. In this period, carried out research and model development activities in the fields such as governance scorecard, inclusive governance and sustainable urban development. Additionally, in 2019, acted as consultant at the World Bank’s project on Municipal Fiscal Governance. Lately, took responsibility in model development on sustainable development vision and governance for business associations.
Has been invited as a speaker to global events organised by the United Nations, OECD and the World Bank and made contributions. Mr. İzci has got various publications on good governance, public governance and sustainable development.