Zek Dundar is a entrepreneur and trainer on personal development, project management with over 12 years experiences. He deliver national and international training courses, or conferences on; human rights education, conflict management, peace education, social integration, personal development, soft skills and leadership, entrepreneurship education. 

Being creative and an entrepreneurs he started several different companies and non governmental organizations such; Soft Global Ltd (http://www.softglobal.co.uk ), Kaizen Gate Tourism Education and Consulting Ltd (http://kaizengatehotel.com/ ) Centre of Innovative Approaches (https://ciacic.org ), Dynamic Development Association (https://dd.org.tr/ )  Binthus Design Ltd, (https://www.binthusdesign.com ) Global Ideations Ltd   (www.globalideations.com). 

Besides professional working he likes writing and he has published his first novel " Gerçek Rüya Hayal" which is dedicated to a love and detective story. The book is currently available only in Turkish; however, some of books are translated to English and you can find them here. 

There are two other educational books; Entrepreneurship Education ( both content developer and advisor ) and a Guideline on Establishment of a Business Incubator where he is the content advisor and editor. 

His educational background is Electrical Engineering studied at Istanbul Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey and Master  of International Business Management studied  at EAE Business School in Madrid, Spain. 

Work Experiences

Project Coordinator: 

He coordinated and consulted numerous of international projects with NGOs, Universities and Municipalities. 

Couple of Examples: 

360 Degrees Entrepreneurship ; 3 years programmes dedicated to entrepreneurial approaches and business incubator establishments in universities and techno parks. 

Entrepreneurship Education for Youth Unemployment; 2 years programmes to train youth organizations and youth leaders with cooperation of universities to reduce youth unemployment. 

Eyes of Cultures; project was funded by Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation in CAUCASUS. It aimed to promote peace and dialogue through visualization of conflicts using art photography as a tool. 

Live and Dance Together; project was funded by Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation in CAUCASUS. It aimed to promote peace and dialogue between Armenia and Turkey through folkloric dances. 

Stand/Plus/Deutschland; project was funded by Mercator Foundation which aimed to promote dialogue between Germany and Turkey. 

From Theory to Reality; project was funded by Turkish National Agency. It aimed to develop participants skills on management and build capacity of new established organizations though coaching and mentoring.


I worked more than 200 different national and international training courses. I worked at Joint Civic Education program which was running in Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. 

I conducted several training course for trainers and worked as a coach trainer for junior trainers to support their development process. 


He is manly consultant universities of stakeholders to create, design and implement their projects. 

Contact me

e-mail: zek.dundar@gmail.com

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