Okan Pala

Co-Director of Sustainability Platform

Özyeğin University

Okan Pala is the co-director of Sustainability Platform at OzU. He holds a BA and an MA degree in Economics from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences and University of East Anglia respectively. Pala is involved in a bunch of different projects on different dimensions of sustainability. His focus is on but not limited to poverty, social inclusion and empowerment of disadvantaged communities (especially Romani communities) and local development.

He also contributes to other projects such as the creation of Smart Cities Technology Roadmap with TUSIAD and TURKONFED, curating the Sustainability Talks series at Ozyegin University and organisation of the volunteering system of the whole FIBA Holding (FIba Volunteers 2.0).