3rd Global

Mentoring Conference

30 October 2020

3rd Global

Mentoring Conference

30 October 2020


Riza Kadilar – conference open

EMCC President's welcome & opening session

Session on 30 October 2020 09:00 cet - View on timetable


During this opening session Dr Riza Kadilar, EMCC Global President, will welcome everyone to the 3rd EMCC Global Mentoring Conference and the first ever to be held virtually/online.

The session will include an update on EMCC Global – our achievements, our plans, how you can get involved etc.

There will be an opportunity to discuss in small groups

  • How to make the most of your conference
  • How to enjoy a virtual conference
  • Anything else that will make this virtual conference a success for you.


Dr Riza Kadilar was elected EMCC President in November 2017 and then to a second term in April 2020.

He has a PhD in Media Economics. After a BSc degree at METU in Industrial Engineering, he obtained his MSc degree at Stanford University, and completed his MBA at HEC, Paris. His past professional career includes senior level bank management experience in UK (deputy general manager, Sabanci Bank plc), the Netherlands (management board member, TEBNV), and Turkey. Since 2006 he’s been working for a French international investment banking group as their senior country manager and representative for Turkey.

Prior to taking up his role as EMCC President, Dr Kadilar was the president of EMCC Turkey. He has provided executive coaching to a large number of executives in Turkish business environment, delivered on many coaching programmes, and has advised in setting of up mentoring programmes for various leading institutions. He is an assessor/verifier for European Commission Executive Office for SMEs, and a visiting professor at two leading Turkish universities. He is a scientific committee member at Institut du Bosphore (Paris), and a trustee and board member at Hisar Education Foundation (Istanbul). He regularly speaks at international conferences. He is the author of five published books in Turkish on executive coaching, is an editorial board member of ‘GTR: Global Trade Review’, a London based leading trade finance magazine.