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AliEdip Altan Yurdakul

Executive Director

Geneva and Brussels

AliEdip Altan Yurdakul is Executive Director for Trade Data Monitor. Based in Switzerland, he oversees the day-to day business activities of the Geneva office. He develops the EMEA & Asian markets and handles high-level business support for TDM clients, including international organisations like the UN, national ministries, industry associations, and corporations.

Altan is responsible for acquiring trade statistics from government ministries, and represents TDM at international events and conferences. As an expert in the methodology of trade statistics, he guides clients in using trade data to benefit their work.

Before TDM, Altan worked at senior management positions in start-ups and multinational companies across different industries and countries. He holds a degree in Applied Economic Sciences from the University of Brussels in Belgium and studied at the University of Bologna in Italy.

He is fluent in English, French, Dutch, Italian, Turkish, German and Arabic.