Board members

Ibrahima Séméga

Miquel Angel Crespo

Nahid Naghizadeh (chair)

Nathalie van Haren

Özgül Erdemli Mutlu


Özgül Erdemli Mutlu is the Director of Environment Policies for the TEMA Foundation of Turkey. Özgül holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University, Istanbul and an MA in History and Theory of International Relations from London School of Economics. She has been working in the third sector both professionally and as a volunteer for the past 16 years and has worked as TEMA’s Director of Environment Policies and Corporate Communications since 2010.

Before joining TEMA Özgül worked extensively in the policy arena, both within Turkey and internationally. She is an experienced researcher and radio producer with specific expertise in issues relating to environmental policy, Turkish foreign policy and women’s empowerment.

Patrice Burger


Noel Oettle

Candice Arendse