Refinery and Petrochemical Engineer & Consultant, Former Technical Services and R&D Director
Ziya Gürün, currently working as Petrochemical and Refinery Consultant, he served Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (ISKI) as a Board Member from August 2020 to April 2021. He retired from Tupras on May 2020 after working for the company as the Technical Services and R&D Director from July 2016 to May 2020. He also worked as the Refinery Manager of Tüpraş İzmit Refinery from February 2015 to July 2016. He has over 35 years of experience in management, operations, design, and construction of refineries and product terminals. He joined Tüpraş İzmit Refinery as Production Group Manager in 2014. He worked as Project Director in STAR Project, a grass root refinery project in Turkey, from 2012 to 2014. He managed the product terminals of Opet in Turkey as Terminals Group Manager from 2004 to 2012. He worked for Bapco in Bahrain in the Refinery Gas Desulphurization Project from 2002 to 2004. He managed terminal operations and terminal construction projects for Delta Petroleum from 2000 to 2002. He worked for Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corporation at various positions between 1987 and 2000. He received his BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa, Tulsa Oklahoma in 1984 and 1987 respectively. He is currently working on his PhD Degree in the Chemical Engineering Department at Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey.