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General Secretariat
Oğuz Özcan
General Secretariat
Mr. Oğuz Özcan was born in 1977. He graduated from the Department of International Relations of Istanbul University Faculty of Political Sciences in 1999. He completed his master’s degree at Yıldız Technical University Social Sciences Institute and is currently a doctorate student at Istanbul University Political Science and International Relations Doctorate Program.

Mr. Özcan started his career at Akajans Advertising Services, then served as the President at Simya Advertising and Communication Services, Secretary General at the Kandilli Entrepreneurs and Managers Foundation, Head of Strategy Development Department at Istanbul Ticaret University, Secretary General at the Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD), Assistant General Manager at the Turkish Red Crescent, Director of Corporate Relations and Administrative Affairs at Ortadoğu Holding, and the General Secretary at the Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) for a second term.

Mr. Özcan has been in office as the Secretary General of Istanbul Ticaret University since June 24th, 2019.



Kağan Köklen
Assistant General Secretariat
Mr. Kağan Köklen has born in 1976. He has graduated from the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management at Balıkesir University in 1999. Recently, Mr. Kağan Köklen completed the Business Administration Master’s program at Istanbul Ticaret University in 2019.

Mr. Kağan Köklen started his business life in the food and beverage sector. He assumed managerial positions at Majesty Tuana Resort, and at Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in U.S. between 2001-2006, respectively, then worked as the General Secretary of the Tokatli Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TOSİAD) and as the Purchasing and Marketing Manager at Çimsan A.Ş. Subsequently, he started and carried out his own business in the fields of security and cleaning between 2018 and 2012.

Mr. Kağan Köklen started to work at Istanbul Ticaret University in 2012, and has been working as the Deputy Secretary General since June 24th, 2019.

He is married and father to 2 children.