Pinar Islak is the Senior Communications Executive of the American Business Forum in Turkey (AmCham Turkey/ABFT). Before joining ABFT, Pinar worked at Citibank Turkey as a Public Affairs Officer between 2006-2014, responsible for Media Relations, Reputation/Crisis Management, Event Management, Internal Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility. During 2015, she worked as a Communications Associate at AmCham UK, based in London. Pinar has her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Bogazici University. She holds an MBA degree from Galatasaray University and an MA degree in International Marketing from Cardiff Met University.