Dr. Ahmet T. KEŞLI is the Founding Partner of Group Law Firm and the Founding President of International PPP Platform Turkey. He has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of the United Nations (UNECE) PPP Centre of Excellence, and he is As.Prof.Dr. at Fatih University Faculty of Law.
He is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Turkey due to his extensive experience in all aspects of PPPs, corporate law, contentious and non-contentious legal matters. He advises corporations, financial institutions, central and local authorities including self-regulatory organization, on strategic business issues, complex legal matters and legislative options. Dr. KEŞLI is also considered an authority in the field of Project Finance and PPPs in Turkey on account of his scholarly approach on law and considerable experience and involvement in several major national and International PPPs projects, including the largest ever project of the country. His expertise is renowned in Turkey and beyond.
He has been member to various policy-making, statutory and regulatory commissions including membership of the UNECE Team of Specialist on PPP, membership of the board drafted 'National Policy of Financing Environmental Projects through PPPS, chairman of the board conducted Civil Dialogue Process of Draft PPP Law in Turkey, Chairman of the Project Finance Sub-Committee of Directorate General of National Roads for 11st National Transport Council.
He has been working on PPP, Privatization, Commercial Law, Project Finance, Intellectual Property and Competition with many books, legal articles, publications and presentations in English and Turkish languages. As such he is frequently invited as a speaker in national and international, conferences, particularly when PPP is concerned Dr. KEŞLI is Associate Professor at the Fatih University Istanbul delivering lectures on Project finance and PPPs. Dr. KEŞLI has obtained Master of Law (LL.M.) and Doctorate of Law (LL.D.) from Marmara University.
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