- When Ayşe Güçlü Onur realized how many women needed help getting back to work after a career break, she was perfectly positioned to spring into action. With the help of a few “crazy accomplices” she created Yenidenbiz – don’t miss her story.
Ayse Guclu Onur
Egon Zehnder Management Consultant
Ayşe Güçlü Onur, based in Istanbul, is a trusted senior talent management advisor to Turkish and international clients. She leads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services, Private Equity, and Financial Officers Practices in Turkey. Ayşe is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Strategy Services Practice, Sustainability Practice, and Global Diversity Council, engaging in a variety of diversity initiatives within and outside of the firm. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Ayşe was with BNP Paribas JV, where she set up and led the Strategy and Business Development function in Istanbul. Previously, she worked in strategic consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton in New York and London, advising financial services clients such as the NYSE, Barclays, Wachovia, Capital One, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Aetna, ABSA, and the Ministry of Finance for Abu Dhabi. Earlier, Ayşe was a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in Istanbul. Ayşe earned an MBA from Duke University in the US and a BA from Bosphorus University in Istanbul. She serves on the Board for Ashoka Turkey, is an Advisory Council Member for Endeavor Turkey, and is co-founder of "Yenidenbiz," a social venture engaged in on-ramping talented women into the workforce.