About Us Our Board

  • Alasdair Warren

    Alasdair Warren

    CEO | London, UK

    Executive Board Director, senior management responsibility for WE Soda.

    Alasdair has been heavily involved in corporate & investment banking for over 29 years, most recently as the head of corporate & investment banking EMEA at Deutsche Bank.

  • Gürsel Usta

    Gürsel Usta

    Chairman | Istanbul, Turkey

    President & CEO of Glass and Chemical, Ciner Group.

    Gürsel has held several roles including GM, board member and chairman in various group companies.

  • Didem Ciner

    Didem Ciner

    Executive Director | London, UK

    Director of WE Soda and Ciner Glass Ltd, and President of Ciner Media.

    Didem has held director roles in various companies within the Ciner Media Group since 2005.

  • Sir Peter John Westmacott

    Sir Peter John Westmacott

    Non-executive Director | London, UK

    Board member.

    HM Diplomatic Service 1972 - 2016. British Ambassador to Turkey, France and USA.

    Sir Peter John Westmacott is currently an independent non-executive with EY LLP and is the vice-chairman of Tellus Matrix LLP.

  • Ergun Ozen

    Ergun Ozen

    Non-executive Director | London, UK

    Board member.

    Former president and CEO of Garanti Bank, one of Turkey's largest financial institutions for 15 years.

  • Mehmet Ali Erdogan

    Mehmet Ali Erdogan

    Chief Legal Officer

    Executive Director and in-house counsel for WE Soda.

    Mehmet has been a legal advisor to a number of Ciner group companies for 15 years.

    He has been a practicing solicitor and lawyer for over 25 years and is a dual qualified English solicitor and Turkish lawyer with offices in both the UK and Turkey.