Dr. Ece Gürsoy appointed Chief Legal Officer
Global Ports Holding PLC (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ece Gürsoy as Chief Legal Officer.
Prior to joining Global Ports Holding, Dr. Gürsoy served for six years as the Chief Legal Officer, Company Secretary and Executive Director of Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings Limited. Before becoming an in-house lawyer, Ece spent over eight years at international law firms Dentons and White & Case specialising in project finance, infrastructure, energy and private equity, working on a wide range of Public Private Partnerships, Private Finance Initiatives, infrastructure, concessions and renewable projects.
Dr. Gürsoy is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Istanbul Bar Association. She holds a LL.M. degree in Corporate and Commercial law from the University of London and a Ph.D. in European Competition Law from King’s College London. She is also a member of the board of the Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she served as Company Secretary between 2015 and 2017 and was recently appointed Vice-Chairman.
Dr. Gürsoy was recognised by the Legal 500 Awards in 2016 and 2017.
Emre Sayın, CEO of GPH said:
"I am delighted that Dr. Gürsoy is joining GPH. Her extensive legal and commercial experience is a perfect match for the needs of our business. This is an exciting time for GPH and Dr. Gürsoy will play an important role as we grow our business.”
Dr. Ece Gürsoy commented:
“GPH is a dynamic company, uniquely positioned as the leading global port operator. This role is a fantastic opportunity to help the company as it delivers on its strategy and I look forward to joining the team.”