İbrahim Kara is the founder 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 director of operations 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.
Ms. Soysal 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 before joining AVES. She worked as Publications Coordinator for about four years and coordinated the operational processes of the journals she was responsible for. She continues her career as 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 publication departments since. He is currently coordinating operations of AVES journals.
Bahar Albayrak holds a BA degree in Sociology from İstanbul Şehir University and an MA degree in International Relations: Turkey, Europe and the Middle East from Boğaziçi University. She started her career as an editor and worked as a freelance translator prior to joining AVES.
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.
Ms.Kaya holds a degree in American Culture and Literature from Faculty of Letters of Hacettepe University. She worked as an assistant director, art assistant for a film production company and instructor for a university and an exhibition guide for İstanbul Biennial. She is now working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES.
Irmak Berberoğlu holds a BA degree in Sociology from Middle East Technical University. She worked as a production assistant at Audio-Visual Systems Research and Production Center at METU and digital content editor for a company before joining AVES. She is now working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES.
Alara Ergin holds a degree in Translation and Interpreting Studies from Istanbul University. She worked as an assistant editor and editor in two different publishing houses, and meanwhile worked as a freelance book translator prior to joining AVES as a Publications Coordinator.
HİRA GİZEM FİDAN
Hira Gizem Fidan graduated from Information and Records Management and she is currently studying at law school.
She started her career as a freelance editorial consultant and worked as a publication coordinator for 7 years in academic publishing before joining AVES. She is now working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES.
As an alumi of Istanbul University Faculty of Letters, Vuslat Taş worked as an proof-reader, assistant editor and managing editor in various magazines. After working as web content editor and SEO specialist, she is now working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES.
Irem Ozmen graduated from Yeditepe University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She is currently continuing her education in the Women’s Studies Master’s Program with thesis at Istanbul University. Before joining AVES, she worked voluntarily at the nursing home, Nirengi Association, TEGV, Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation and TPD Istanbul Trauma, Disaster and Crisis Unit. She is now working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES.
SİNEM FEHİME KOZ
Ms. Koz holds a degree in Philosophy from Ege University. As the Project Coordinator of the company, Ms. Koz manages, web pages, and indexing processes of journals.
Mr. Oruç holds a degree in Computer Programming from Kavram Vocational School of Higher Education. As the Web Coordinator of the company, Mr. Oruç manages web pages, publishing, and indexing processes of journals.
ELİF YILDIZ ÇELİK
Elif Yıldız Çelik holds a degree in International Relations from Karadeniz Tecnical University and she is currently working on her MA degree in Labor Economics. She started her career in other companies as a financial and administrative affairs officer. She currently manages finance and administration in AVES.