Gökhan TaymazManaging Director and Corporate Advisory Lead

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areas of expertise
  • Energy and Renewables
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining and Metals
  • Strategy Building
  • Government Relations
  • Public Policy Support
  • Corporate Resiliency
  • Market Penetration
  • Strategic Communications
  • Knowledge Management
  • Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Oxford
  • MA, Government Relations and Political Communication, Laureate Bilgi University
  • Senior Level Executive Programs, NATO School Oberammergau, Germany
    • Knowledge Management
    • Political Analysis
    • Strategic Planning
    • Crisis Management
    • Strategic Communications and Micro Targeting
  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

He is a senior executive with +25 years of international experience and expertise in directly supporting key decision makers and management boards charged with formulating, implementing and communicating corporate and governmental plans for the future.

He has extensive experience in applying advanced analytic skills to identify, assess, interpret and exploit potential risks and opportunities in global scale. He is an active member of International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) and European Association of Political Consultants (EAPC).

Given his education in Aerospace Engineering (BA) and Political Communication & Government Relations (MA), as well as his background as a policy builder and global affairs analyst in international organizations, he has proven expertise in government relations, strategy building and implementation, risk management, corporate resilience, crisis management, public policy support and policy analysis.

With his wide network in political circles and access to political decision makers, he also has proven success in lobbying, political communication, election strategies, political strategy development, political campaign management, media relations and e-campaigning.

Latest insights & analysis on Gökhan's area of expertise

  • Germany Signs Deal with the UAE to Secure LNG Supplies

    German utility RWE has signed a deal with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to supply LNG to Germany by the end of December. Although the initial amount to be delivered is relatively small, it is politically significant as Germany has been looking to ramp up natural gas supplies outside Russia, and German Chancellor Scholz aiming to deepen ties with the Gulf to secure alternative energy sources.

    September 26, 2022
  • TotalEnergies to Invest $1.5 Billion in Qatar’s LNG Expansion Project

    TotalEnergies is set to invest $1.5 billion in Qatar’s North Field South (NFS) LNG Expansion Project. The French energy major aims to ramp up LNG supplies from Qatar to European markets. A deal was signed to formalize the agreement in Doha between TotalEnergies and QatarEnergy. TotalEnergies CEO Pouyanne said the deal came just in time when Europe was seeking new LNG supplies. 

    September 26, 2022
  • Israel Agreed to Sell Air Defense System to UAE

    Israel has agreed a deal with the United Arab Emirates to sell an advanced air defense system, in the first such deal between the two countries since they established diplomatic ties in 2020. The deal shows how, for some Arab states, national security concerns have become a priority before resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Both Israel and the UAE have a shared concern that Iran obtains a nuclear weapon.  

    September 23, 2022

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