About Ebru Dorman

Ebru Dorman started her career in 1995 at McKinsey & Co. serving in their Istanbul, London, Helsinki and Warsaw offices. She worked in investment banking with Goldman Sachs, in venture capital with Morgan Stanley Strategic Ventures and Orange Ventures in London. Her telecoms career includes Vice President roles at France Telecom and Maxis in Malaysia. Following 17 years abroad, in 2013 Ebru returned to Turkey as Deputy CEO at Acıbadem Healthcare Group (IHH).

Between 2015 – 2020, Ebru served as CEO and Board Member of MV Holding, a privately owned conglomerate with investments in technology, renewable energy and hospitality sectors. During this period, Ebru also served as Chairwoman of StartersHub, a seed stage VC fund; Chairwoman of Livinsoft, Board Director at KVK, Paycore, The LifeCo; Advisory Committee Member of Revo Capital VC and Taxim Capital PE funds.

Ebru currently serves as Independent Board Member at HSBC Turkey, Saran Group and Borusan Logistics.

Ebru is an angel investor and mentor to startups. She is also a supporter of several NGOs, as Board Member at Endeavor Turkey, Women on Board Association, Turkey Informatics Foundation, Mind Your Waste Foundation; Advisory Board Member at Artificial Intelligence and Technology Association, Turkey’s Engineer Girls; Dream Partner at Young Guru Academy; Member of Darüşşafaka Society and Member of the Board of Trustees at Boğaziçi University Foundation.

Since September 2020 Ebru serves as Independent Board Member at Saran Group, the leading sports media group in Turkey and among top 5 globally; and Borusan Logistics, the leading integrated logistics service provider in Turkey.

Ebru has an MBA from Harvard Business School (’99), Masters in Industrial Engineering from UC Berkeley (’95), and BS degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorus University (’94).