Atiye Gökmen is one of Turkey's most senior search consultants. She joined Nicholson International in London in 1991 after gaining an MSc in Economics at the London School of Economics in 1978 and pursuing a career in sales and general management. The founding partner of Nicholson International Turkey, she remains involved in the firm's management and its business, client and candidate relationships. Her senior and management board positions in the Nicholson International network have included development roles for Eastern and Central Europe, India, the Middle East and China. Atiye has acquired a wealth of human resources consulting experience internationally and in Turkey as a consultant to some of the world’s most successful organisations. She has lived in London since 1975 and completed numerous senior recruitment assignments in the UK, Europe, India and the Middle East. She has a keen understanding of multinational companies, the challenges they face in various business cycles and environments, corporate cultural differences, and executive competency profiling. Atiye is bilingual in Turkish and English.