Dr. Altay Atlı is a lecturer at the Department of International Relations of Koç University and an expert member of the China Network of Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD).

Having studied in Turkey and Australia, Dr. Atlı obtained his Ph.D. from Boğaziçi University, and was previously affiliated with this university’s Asian Studies Center as well as Sabancı University Istanbul Policy Center, and Shanghai University’s Center for Global Studies. He also worked as research coordinator at Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), and continues to provide training and consulting services for the business community.

Dr. Atlı writes a column at the Hong Kong based international news and opinion portal Asia Times, and regularly appears on programs in channels like Bloomberg, BBC World, Turkish Radio Television (TRT), TvNet, CCTV, Channel News Asia, China Radio International, commenting on developments in global economy and Turkey. More info on his work can be found at: www.altayatli.com