cigdemÇİĞDEM KARADENİZ – Coaching Director

Çiğdem Karadeniz works in E&E Group as the Director of Coaching. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with 20 years of diverse experience in both Human Resources and Coaching practices. She is experienced in Executive Coaching, Career and Relationship Systems Coaching. She also works as an Assessment and Outplacement Consultant.

She received her coaching certification (CPCC) from CTI Global and has more than 1,500 hours of coaching. She is a certified Harrison Assessments Consultant.

Çiğdem started her career in finance sector. She worked as Human Resources and Administration Manager both in local and multinational foreign banks. She worked at the Euroturk bank, which was a joint venture of Fortis Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Banque Indosuez; then continued with Credit Agricole Indosuez. She worked as Human Resources Manager during the merger of Banque Indosuez & Euroturk Bank (1996)  and Credit Agricole & Credit Lyonnais (2004).

She joined E&E Group in 2010; first as a Career Coach and has taken the responsibility as the Director of Coaching since 2013.

Çiğdem got her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Marmara University in 1989. She received her MBA degree from the same university where she studied Management and Organizations, did research on mergers and acquisitions, career planning, succession planning, and talent management.

Çiğdem is a member of International Coaching Federation (ICF), European Coaching Mentoring Council (EMCC) and PERYÖN (Personnel Managers Association).

Her hobbies are fitness, scuba diving, and historical tours of İstanbul. She enjoys reading, cooking and listening to great music.

Çiğdem speaks Turkish and English. She is married with a daughter.

Her Philosophy is “Everyday is a gift for us and a great opportunity for new beginnings and miracles”.