Dr. Rıza Kadılar

Global President, European Mentoring & Coaching Council


Dr. Riza Kadilar is the president of EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council). He is a PhD in Economics. After a BSc degree at METU in Industrial Engineering, he has obtained his MSc degree at Stanford University, and completed his MBA at HEC, Paris and an executive management course at INSEAD.

His professional career includes senior level bank management experience in France, UK, Netherlands and Turkey. He is currently the senior country manager and representative of a leading international investment bank in Turkey.

He is the chairman of China Institute Turkey, scientific committee member at Institut du Bosphore (Paris), and board member at Hisar Education Foundation (Istanbul). He is the author of five published books in Turkey on various topics including China, carbon markets, mentoring, coaching and facilitation.  

Dr. Kadilar is a visiting professor in leading Turkish universities, and has delivered numerous motivational speeches during the last fifteen years in more than thirty countries and he is a regular speaker, moderator and facilitator in prominent meetings and conferences on governance, education, leadership, investment banking, scale-up investments, and infrastructure finance. He is married and proud father of Kardelen.