Baris Ornarli, Washington Representative
Baris Ornarli was appointed Washington Representative of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) in September 2012.
Mr. Ornarli’s professional experience has focused on bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States. Prior to being appointed to his current position, Mr. Ornarli worked as a correspondent for the Turkish Service of the Voice of America (VOA). He was the anchor of a television news and public policy program broadcast live from studios in Washington, D.C. to audiences nation-wide in Turkey. Mr. Ornarli also worked as a researcher for the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., where he conducted in-depth research and analysis on U.S.-Turkey relations.
Baris Ornarli received his M.A. in International Affairs (2002) and his B.S. in International Affairs (2001) from Florida State University.
Audrey Stevens, Research Assistant
Audrey Stevens joined the TÜSİAD Washington Representative Office as a Research Assistant in August 2015.
Audrey graduated from Georgetown University’s Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies with her M.A. in 2015. She has also studied international affairs and Turkish language at Boğaziçi and Hacettepe University.
Before joining TÜSİAD, Audrey researched industrial and economic policy at consultancies and think tanks, including Garten Rothkopf and the Atlantic Council. She has also developed valuable knowledge of contemporary Turkish politics through research internships at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) in Ankara, Turkey.