Beril Duman Erdebil

Head of German Desk (Tax)


Beril Duman is a co-founder of the auditing firm GEMS Schindhelm.

She graduated from the Austrian St. George's College in Istanbul in 1999 and then began studying International Relations at Istanbul University. After successfully completing her studies in 2003, she completed a Master's program in European Studies at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Hamburg in 2005 with her master's thesis on "Economic relations between Turkey and the European Union before and after the customs union." During her master's studies, she received a scholarship from the European Union.

Before working for GEMS Schindhelm, she worked for one of the major Turkish corporations, Eczacıbaşı, from 2006 to 2013, where she was responsible for Villeroy and Boch Fliesen GmbH in Germany. She also worked as the Country Manager for John Frieda from 2014 to 2019, responsible for relations with the manufacturer Kao Chemicals GmbH in Germany. She also advised the German company Ropac GmbH on Turkish economics and politics between 2020 and 2022.