Sercan Celebi

Founder,
Vote and Beyond

Sercan Çelebi, a McKinsey & Company alum, has extensive experience in a significant number of management consultancy projects for both multinational clients and public sector across continents throughout his career.

From tomato and pepper agriculture in İzmir to national energy investments, from social media and big data analysis to management consultancy in New York, Çelebi has a vast array of multinational leadership stories in different industries.

Çelebi is also one of the co-founders, former spokesperson and chairman of Oy ve Ötesi Foundation (Vote and Beyond) – an independent and nonpartisan election monitoring organization that emerged ahead of Turkish local elections in 2014 as a completely voluntary initiative. In the past five elections which took place within a space of only two years,  Oy ve Ötesi (Vote and Beyond) trained more than 170,000 volunteers across Turkey, monitored all five elections to different extents in the front lines and cross-checked the aggregated official results with a state-of-art software developed by Oy v Ötesi volunteers.

A graduate of German High School in Istanbul and Yale University, Çelebi takes special interest in agribusiness and in the process of setting up an ecological farm in the Mount Ida region of Çanakkale in Turkey. Çelebi practices martial arts and is fluent in English, German and Spanish.