| || Melih Fereli
After attending Istanbul Erkek Lisesi, Robert College(BSc) and Virginia Tech (MSc) Melih Fereli (1948, Istanbul)joined the management team of Lucas Industries PLC in England and served at senior levels focusing on strategic and marketing planning.
During 1993 – 2001, Fereli served as Director General of IKSV (The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts) and is currently the Culture and Arts Advisor of the Vehbi Koc Foundation, among others. In 1998, Fereli was decorated with an OBE by H M Queen Elizabeth II for his sevices to Anglo-Turkish cultural relations. In addition to his native Turkish, Fereli speaks English and German fluently, and is the father of Altay(1987).