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Ibrahim is the founder and director of the Centre for Turkey Studies and Development (CTSD), the first non-party political forum and think tank focusing exclusively on Turkey and the UK. Ibrahim has been working as a community leader in the UK for many years supporting communities originating from Turkey and neighbouring countries. Prior to this, […]
Buket Bora is Deputy Director of the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS). She is responsible for overall management of CEFTUS and its sister organisations and annual fundraising events. She was formerly the centre’s Events and Editing Coordinator. Buket studied Law at the University of Law. She holds a Master’s in Culture Diaspora Ethnicity from Birkbeck […]
George Dyson is Head of Research at CEFTUS. He has spent several years living and working in Turkey and the MENA region, focusing on research into peace-building and political risk, but has also worked on finance and other areas. He has worked in particular on the Kurdish issue and radicalisation. He holds a Master’s in […]
As Chief of Staff, Edward carries out several roles at CEFTUS. He acts as a liaison between the management team and its external partners, assists with organisation and communication while also providing event management, analytical and research support. He holds an MA in Turkish Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, as well […]

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The Centre for Turkey Studies is a non-profit organisation that organises monthly speaker series, panel discussions, round tables and dinner events in the UK Parliament, think tanks, academic institutions and the City of London.   Founded in 2011, the Centre has achieved a lot in 5 years, establishing itself as a cultural leader in Turkish, […]

CEFTUS New Team Meeting

  June 2013 The London based Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) continues to grow. The centre’s new team came together in June to discuss short and long term plans. The Centre for Turkey Studies, with a view to implementing a more institutional structure, has started working together with current and new members of different professions […]

Centre for Turkey Studies Funding

The Centre for Turkey studies receives donations from members and supporters as well sponsorship from businesses based in London for its activities. We are thankful for generous support so far provided by members and supporters of the Centre for Turkey Studies amongst the UK’s large Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot communities.  We also organise fundraising […]

CEFTUS is seeking a new Coordinator

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) founded in 2011 with the support of former Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, is seeking a new Coordinator to help with administrative tasks and event organisation, and to provide some research assistance. CEFTUS, which celebrated its 5th anniversary in October 2016, organises public forums and roundtable events, fundraising and networking receptions […]