Gaye is the Founding Partner of IRC Turkey (HumanGroup), based in Istanbul. After completing a Bachelors Degree 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.
In 1997, she was appointed as the HR Group Head at Denizbank, a major local start-up bank in Turkey. Working with a young, ambitious and dynamic executive team provided her an extensive business experience in HR and corporate business life. DenizBank is now the 5th largest commercial bank in Turkey with a number of major successes in local and international markets.
Gaye attended 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 include recruitment and selection, assessment centers, career management, talent management, organizational development, training & development and corporate communications.
She is married and has a daughter.