Ayşe Ceren Sarı works as an Energy Analyst at the SHURA Energy Transition Center. The main focus of her work at SHURA are policy mechanisms and business models supporting the deployment of renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, and climate change. Before joining SHURA, Ayşe worked at universities, intergovernmental institutions as well as in civil society, public and private organisations on renewable energy, climate change and sustainability. Further she gained professional experience in market and network analysis around oil and gas, mining and infrastructure projects, business models, environmental justice and life-cycle costs analysis.
Her work focused on different countries and regions, such as Turkey, Norway, Germany, Western Balkans, Gulf of Mexico and Central Asia. Ayşe holds her Master of Science in Energy, Natural Resources and Environment (Economics and Business Administration) from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), with a double degree in CEMS Masters in International Management at NHH and the Vienna School of Economics. Alongside her work at SHURA she continues her academic studies at the Istanbul Bilgi University, focusing on environmental and energy justice. Ayşe holds her Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
She also is a co-founder of the collective birbuçuk: Ecology and Art studies, which works on the possibilities of dialogue between research around political ecology, social movements and contemporary art practices.