Mr. I. Kaan Tuncok, PhD, PE, MBA (Technical Director)
Dr Tuncok is a Professional Engineer, who brings 20 years of experience in water, energy and environment sectors, in which 12 years are based in Phoenix, Arizona. He holds a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, where he worked on various aspects of planning and management approaches. From 1992 to 1995 he obtained his PhD in Water Resources Planning and Management from Arizona State University, where he worked with a team of research associates to develop optimization tools for reservoir operations using integrated river basin management approach for one of the largest river basin/estuary systems in Texas, USA. Dr. Tuncok managed various planning, modelling and policy development studies along large-scale watersheds.
Dr. Tuncok added a Masters in Business Administration from Arizona State University (1998-2000), to excel in various aspects of project planning/management and development of sustainable and financially sound project plans. During his professional career, Dr. Tuncok held various managerial roles with multi-national companies including AMEC, AECOM and Tetra Tech.
Dr. Tuncok continues to participate as an expert and as a manager in internationally financed regional projects in Europe and in Africa related to water resources planning and management and optimization of renewable energy sources.