Funda holds Executive MBA degree from Sabancı University in cooperation with MIT Sloan School of Management and Bachelor's degree from Bogazici University. She is a professional coach by Erickson Coaching International, an accredited school of ICF.
Funda has experience in Human Resources with specific focus on mergers & acquisitions, start-ups and reorganisations.
Amongst the Regional HR roles, she worked for Diaverum Renal Services (Gambro) as Regional HR Director for Eastern Europe and the Middle East and for Trane Air-conditioning (Ingersoll Rand) as Regional HR Leader for East Mediterranean Region. Funda led Human Resources at healthcare, retail and technology companies, including Tesco, Baxter Gambro and Watsons.
Talent and performance management of diversified cultures, creating company culture programs, developing HR strategies for new markets and diversity at work place are her focus areas. Funda continues diversity studies at PWN Global Federation Board as VP Engaging Men.