Impact Investing 

Şafak Müderrisgil

Working Place - Position:

Chair, Etkiyap

Country:  Turkey


Şafak is the co-founder and chair of ”Etkiyap”, Turkey’s first impact investing platform. Şafak also chairs the National Impact Investing Advisory Board “EYDK” comprised of 40 institutions from all sectors, that facilitates the development of impact investing and a well-functioning ecosystem in Turkey.
Şafak has a background in corporate and energy law. She served international and national institutions and corporations for many years as a legal advisor and board member. Blending her expertise as a policy advisor, a strategist and a venture philanthropist, Safak’s current focus is on impact investment and measurement as a tool to achieve sustainable outcomes in all sectors. Şafak supports the social value research of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award to support the Foundation’s efforts in demonstrating the impact of the Award. She has been a World Fellow of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Foundation since 2019.
Şafak is founding Board member of the National Award Operator of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Foundation in Turkey and served as the Vice President for the first 10 years of the Award in Turkey. She is the co-founder of Turkish Human Resources Foundation for which she served as the Chair of the Board for 11 years.
She served on the Advisory Board of Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies at London School of Economics, and as Vice President at Energy Efficiency Association, Turkey.
Şafak is listed as one of the “Top Women in Social Enterprise List” in 2021 by the European Network for Social Enterprises and Impact Driven Leaders, for her outstanding leadership skills and commitment by going beyond her role and inspiring others to channel their potential. Şafak graduated from Ankara University Law Faculty and holds an LLB, and an LLM in private law. She earned an MPP degree at the University of Oxford in Public Policy. 

Lecture Field: Digital Researcher School

Lecture Name: Impact Investing

Content: In progress

Language: Turkish

Certificate: At the end of the training, the certificate of success approved by NUN Schools will be sent to the participants by e-mail.