Emre graduated from Columbia University in May 2018, earning an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with a concentration in Construction Engineering and Management. Prior to attending Columbia, he earned his B.S. degree from Bogazici University in Istanbul, where he majored in Civil Engineering and completed a study abroad program at the University of California. Throughout his studies, he has had a strong interest in civil infrastructure management, project delivery methods and project finance. His prior work experience includes internships at BBVA-Garanti Bank in Istanbul where he worked on energy project finance, and at Pragma Corporate Finance, also in Istanbul, where he interned as an Investment Banking Analyst. Upon graduating from Columbia, Emre joined Meridiam as an Analyst in their New York office, where he focuses on P3 infrastructure delivery in United States.