Gaye is the founding partner of IRC Turkey (HumanGroup), based in Istanbul. After completing her BA in Sociology at Istanbul University, Gaye earned her MBA from Marmara University. She began her career at Vakfbank in 1990 and continued as an HR specialist respectively at EMAS Makina and Interbank until 1997.
In 1997, she was appointed as the HR Group Head at Denizbank, which was a major local start-up bank in Turkey. Working in a start-up bank under the leadership of a young, ambitious, dynamic and well-experienced executive team provided her an extensive business acumen in HR and corporate business life. Currently, DenizBank is the 5th largest commercial bank of Turkey with a number of major success stories both in local and international markets.
Gaye attended to the Istanbul Family and Marriage Theraphy Association during the years 2002-2005 and she has become a certified Relationship Therapist. She has also completed programs in "Art Therapy", "Dynamic Psychotherapy and Transactional Analysis 101 which were held at Transactional Analysis Association of Istanbul.
Her areas of expertise involve recruitment & selection, assessment centers, career management, talent management, organizational development, training & development and corporate communications.
She is married and has a daughter.