About Ozgur

Based in Johannesburg, Ozgur is currently managing partner for Africa and was previously managing partner for Turkey. He has worked in Dubai, France, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Ozgur has served in several global roles within McKinsey. In Turkey, he led transformation programs on a wide range of issues, including growth strategy, international expansion, performance improvement, the digital economy, organizational development, and leadership development. A coauthor of Women Matter Turkey 2016, he has contributed regularly to forums and conferences on the future of business leadership in Turkey and beyond.

Ozgur believes that one of the most important opportunities and challenges facing the business world is developing talent that can take successful local companies global.

He joined McKinsey in 2000, after working as a United Technologies project manager in France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Published work

“Women Matter Turkey 2016,” McKinsey & Company, 2016

Past experience

United Technologies
Project manager

Analyst; integrator, internet and intranet applications

Cofounder and manager, international business


Purdue University

Boğaziçi University
BSc, industrial engineering