Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Department Members

Department Members

Hikmet Taşdemir serves as the HSE Coordinator. Hikmet Taşdemir obtained his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 1994. He received his master’s degree from Yeni Yüzyıl University in 2013 and is a Class A Occupational Safety Specialist. He has worked on national and international assignments for leading companies in the water treatment sector for 8 years and in the construction/airline sector for 14 years. He holds the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. He joined Fiba Group in 2011. He played an active role in establishing the Health & Safety and Environment Department at Özyeğin University where he has been serving as the HSE Coordinator. During his career at Özyeğin University, he took the lead to fulfill all the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Environment (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001) Management Systems and have the University certified by the BSI (British Standard Institute).  He also managed the LEED processes during the construction of on-campus buildings which were subsequently awarded the Gold Certificate by the USGBC. He is married with one child. He speaks English.

Şerif Demirel has been working as Security Manager at the Health, Safety, and Environment Department since 2014. He served as Security Chief and Assistant Security Manager at Koç University from 1993 through 2012. From 2012 through 2014, he worked as Assistant Manager for Administrative Services at MediaSa Media Group affiliated with the Sabancı Group. He completed his military service in 1991 in the Cyprus Turkish Peace Force Command. He was born in Samsun in 1971, and is married with 2 kids.

Erdi Tüzün has been working as HSE Engineer at Özyeğin University since 2016. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 2013. He completed his internships at the Environment Laboratory at ITU, Construction Department at Garanti Bank, ad Environmental Protection and Control Management at Ataşehir Municipality in 2011, 2012, and 2013, respectively. He served as Part-Time Assistant at the Human Resources Department at Garanti Bank from 2008 through 2011. He worked as Reporting Specialist in the Reporting Department at the AEM Environment Laboratory from 2013 through 2014. He completed his military service in 2015.

Mehmet Kahraman serves as Health & Safety and Environment (HSE) Auditor. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Physics-Chemistry at the Science Faculty at Istanbul University and the Physics-Chemistry Teaching Department at the Istanbul Higher Teacher Training School. He received his master’s degree from the Nuclear Energy Institute at the Istanbul Technical University. Having a military educational background, he served as Physics teacher at various high schools, including Kuleli Military High School, the oldest military high school in Turkey. He also worked as a Principal at İSTEK schools and as a Turkish teacher in Moscow, Russia. He took foreign language classes in London, the UK, and Moscow, Russia. He is fluent in English and Russian.

Murat Adıgüzel has been working as HSE Specialist (Construction Site Inspector) at the Health & Safety and Environment Department at Özyeğin University since 2016. He received his master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety from Gedik University.  He obtained his associate’s degrees in Health and Safety from Atatürk University.  He completed his internship at the Pendik Naval Shipyard. He worked as Occupational Health and Safety Specialist at Tuna Training and Accreditation between 2013 and 2015 and as an Occupational Safety Inspector at construction sites of Murat Prefabrication and Steel Construction between 2015 and 2016.

Dr. Ahmet Murat Albayrak has been working as an occupational physician at the Health Center at Özyeğin University since 2017.  He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Medicine at 19 Mayıs University, Samsun in 1994. He worked for public institutions from 1994 through 2013. He has been serving as occupational physician since 2013.