Melih has founded and ran several businesses in a wide range of areas spanning from R&D financing to asset management advisory. During his tenure at the World Economic Forum, his team established a global community of successful individuals spanning over 400 cities around the world.
Melih has a double-degree in Political Science and International Business from the Washington University in St. Louis. He also holds an MSc degree in European Union Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Married with two children, Melih serves as a voluntary member of firefighters in his commune. He is passionate about golf; likes rowing, skiing and snowboarding.