Dr. Ceyhun Emre Doğru is the managing partner of CORPERA Consulting. He is an adjunct professor at Boğaziçi University and serves as the Secretary General of the Public Affairs Institute of Turkey.
Dr. Doğru advises organizations on corporate and public affairs to support their strategic business priorities. Emre's work focuses on analyzing policy-making processes, identifying emerging issues, monitoring legislative changes, developing public policy strategies, coordinating external communications, engaging public authorities and advocating policy positions. He also assists organizations in building governance and culture that align corporate affairs with overall business objectives. Emre led major projects in various sectors including technology, energy, automotive, manufacturing, professional services, infrastructure, agriculture, health and FMCG.
As an adjunct professor, Dr. Doğru teaches “Economic Integration & the European Union” at Boğaziçi University’s Department of International Trade and “Nonmarket Strategy: Business, Government and Society” at Executive MBA.
As the secretary-general of the Public Affairs Institute of Turkey (the association of public affairs executives of major multinational companies operating in Turkey), Emre oversees the operation of the organization, coordinates trainings for public affairs professionals and organizes the Reputation Summit, which is the annual gathering for the decision-makers in public institutions, private sector and civil society.
Earlier in his career, Emre worked as a partner at StratejiCo., as well as a policy analyst at NATO, the United Nations, and Strategic Forecasting. He served as TUSIAD’s (Turkish Industry & Business Association) permanent representative to Washington, DC in 2012.
Dr. Doğru has completed his undergraduate studies at Ankara University Faculty of Political Science and Université Libre de Bruxelles. He received his MA degree at the European Institute and obtained his Ph.D. degree from Koç University in 2018, based on the research on public affairs strategies in international relations.
Emre likes developing and implementing ideas that make business, politics, and society work better. He contributes to academic projects and civil society activities by making publications and giving lectures. His articles have been published in various journals, including Harvard Business Review, FastCompany, Dünya, Palgrave and Hurriyet Daily News He is a certified ethics and compliance officer, and an advocate of corporate governance and anti-corruption principles. He is a member of the board of Luxembourg and Belgium Business Councils of Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).
Emre is fluent in English and French. He is married with two children and is passionate about water sports.