Board Consultant

Dr. Argüden’s career spans the private sector, public sector, multinational institutions, NGOs, and academia.  He is the Founder and Chairman of ARGE Consulting, a globally recognized Turkish management consulting firm known for value creating strategies, governance, and sustainability. ARGE Consulting has served as the B20 Knowledge Partner for Governance & Sustainability, as EFQM Certified Advisory Organization, IIRC Licensed Training Partner and has been recognized at the European Parliament as one of the best three companies “Shaping the Future” with its commitment to corporate social responsibility.  He is also the Chairman of Rothschild&Co investment bank in Turkey and has served on the boards of more than 70 national and international corporations. Dr. Argüden is a renowned governance expert and served as a member of IFC’s Corporate Governance Advisory Board; as the Vice-Chairman of the Governance Committee of the Business at OECD, and as the Chairman of Trustees of the Argüden Governance Academy. As the elected Global Chair of the National Networks, he has served on the Board of the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainability platform. He is an adjunct Professor of Business Strategy, an author of numerous books and a columnist focusing on governance, strategy, and sustainability. As a social entrepreneur he has founded and led numerous NGOs and initiated the National Quality Movement.  He has also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Turkish Basketball Federation. Dr. Argüden is an Eisenhower Fellow, a recipient of numerous leadership, distinguished citizenship, and career awards, and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” for his commitment to improving the state of the world.