Dilek Bil, has been in both corporate and entrepreneurial ventures for 37 years. 12 years in banking was for American Express Bank, BNP-AK-Dresdner Bank and Société Générale.
Founded Kangaroo Communications in 1994, spun-off advertising in 2012, re-structured her business as Sustainability Consultancy & Communications agency and founded “Purpose-Sustainable Ideas”. Works with business leaders to shift mindsets and redefine business models to become purpose-led and future-fit in creating value for future. A partner of the “Mentoro Platform”, a business consultancy firm.
Independent Board Member Aydem Renewable Energy Co. and Independent Board Member Akmerkez GYO- Board Member of WWF Turkey -Member of UN Global Compact Turkey- “Sustainability Advisor” to the Board of Turkish Clothing Manufacturers’ Association- President of Accademia Italiana della Cucina Istanbul Delegation an institution of Italian Repucblic- President and founding member of Vine and Wine Association of Turkey.
Former President and the Honorary Board Member of KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Assoc. of Turkey)- Founding Member and Former V.P.of FODER (Financial Literacy and Inclusion Association of Turkey)- Advisor to the 35th President of Galatasaray Sports Club.
Recipient of the “Cavalliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia“ award given by the Prresident of the Italian Republic and the recipient of the “2017 Women of the Decade in Media and Social Change” award given by the Women Economic Forum.
Anchored a weekly live TV show on CNBC-e “Sürsün Bu Dünya” to create awareness around sustainable development for the business world – An inspirational leader in women empowerment and sustainable development, works closely with many international organizations; UNSDSN, C40/Women 4 Climate, German Bioeconomy Council, ALL Ladies League
Dilek Bil graduated from Northport High School,New York and has a BBA degree from University of North Texas, USA.
Dilek Bil is married and has a son.
A passionate swimmer; competes in Bosphorus Cross-Continental swimming race.