İbrahim Kara is the founder and the Executive Editor of the company. He is a business school graduate and started his career as a reporter for various newspapers and magazines. He has been actively working as an STM publisher since 1996.
Mr. Kara took part in publication processes of more than 60 scholarly journals throughout his career and significantly contributed to these journals in terms of increasing their impact as well as recognition by international indexes. He still continues this work with his team under AVES.
Mr. Şahin studied materials science at the University of Northampton and joined AVES in 2011. Since he joined the company he has actively contributed to the editorial and technical publication processes of all AVES journals. As the Publications Coordinator of the company, Mr. Şahin oversees the publication processes of the company’s publications, manages AVES’s relationships with its clients, international organizations and institutions and is in charge of the business development activities of the company.
Gizem Kayan holds a degree in Philosophy from Boğaziçi University and she is currently working on MA degree in Media and Cultural Studies at Middle East Technical University. She started her career as a freelance translator and worked as a translation editor prior to joining AVES. She currently manages editorial development processes of AVES journals.
Finance and Administration
Ms. Yakışırer holds a degree in Journalism from Kocaeli University and she is currently working on her MA degree in Media Economics and Management. She joined AVES in 2014 and took various parts in editorial and publication processes of AVES journals since. She currently manages finance and administration sides of the business and coordinates the Data Processing department.
Deputy Publications Director
As an international commerce graduate, Mr. Çimen worked in the logistics sector in the early days of his carreer and before he started to work at a printing house where he specialized in preprint and print processes of journal and book publishing for 3 years. Mr. Çimen joined AVES in 2008 and has been actively working in all publication departments since. He is currently coordinating operations of AVES journals.
Ms. Çakmak holds a degree in Comparative Literature from Eskişehir Osmangazi University. She participated in various programs such as leadership techniques and innovative opinion. She interned at the production department of TRT Radio and then worked as a communications manager and a content writer. She joined AVES team in 2017 as a Publications Coordinator.
Mrs. Çimen graduated from Anatolian University School of Business. She was a member of the editorial office staff of a scholarly periodical journal and coordinated the journal’s editorial and publication processes prior to joining AVES. She has been working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES since 2014.
Mr. Aydoğan holds a MSc degree in Medical Microbiology from İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine. He also holds a degree in Biological Sciences from Hacettepe University and Health Management from İstanbul University and he is now working on his PhD degree in Molecular Oncology at İstanbul Medeniyet University. He joined AVES in 2017 as a Publications Coordinator.
Ms. Deliçay holds a degree in Printing and Publishing Technologies from Plato College of Higher Education. She was a member of the editorial office of a monthly periodical magazine prior to joining AVES as a publications coordinator. She is now coordinating the operational process of the journals she is responsible for.
Ms. Yıldırım holds a degree in Linguistics from Faculty of Letters of İstanbul University. She worked as an assistant advertising and marketing coordinator for a company and an editor and content manager for several websites prior to joining AVES. She is now working as a Publications Coordinator in AVES, monitoring the preparation for publication processes of the journals she is responsible for.