While at McKinsey, Sercan’s focus has been Private Equity due diligence work across a wide range of sectors. Post-McKinsey, Sercan has advised several clients on sell-side and buy-side transactions, as well as joint venture structuring. From manufacturing to construction, from technology to services, Sercan’s experience brings out-of-the-box perspectives to the table along with substantial knowledge on what it takes to make the deal happen.
From tomato and pepper agriculture in İzmir to national energy investments, from social media and big data analysis to management consultancy in New York, Çelebi has a vast array of multinational leadership stories in different industries.
Sercan Çelebi is also one of the co-founders, former spokesperson and chairman of Oy ve Ötesi Foundation (Vote and Beyond) – an independent and non-partisan election monitoring organisation that emerged ahead of Turkish local elections in 2014 as a completely voluntary initiative – and mobilised 140K+ people across Turkey.
A graduate of German High School in Istanbul and Yale University, Çelebi takes special interest in agribusiness and in the process of setting up an ecological farm in the Mount Ida region of Çanakkale in Turkey.
Sercan Çelebi practices martial arts and is fluent in English, German, and Spanish.