Ufuk, is an ICF certified Gestalt Coach, actively working with professionals. In his 25 years of business life, he first was a journalist then a communications advisor working with leaders and is now providing coaching support to people in their career journeys by sharing and reflecting his experiences.
He provided support to health care workers as a volunteer coach during the pandemic period and continues to coach voluntarily the ongoing leader candidates at the Yenibirlider association. UFUK who currently has over 200 hours of coaching experience, supported mid-level managers in an international pharmaceutical company as a coach in the program designed to support their career development. Within the framework of cultural transformation and ongoing digitization program in one of the most established companies in the automotive industry in Turkey, he coached the company’s CEO and Member of the Executive Board. Additionally, in the same company, he coached the group in a workshop designed to raise the awareness of the management team in the field of communication.
He supported a senior manager as a coach within the scope of a change management project in an international insurance company.
In addition to coaching and tutoring, Ufuk continues to work as a communication consultant at Communication Partner, of which he is the co-founder. He worked as a consultant in Turkey’s largest 100 companies of the last 20 years and their leaders, and participated in many leading corporate communications, cultural transformation and internal communications and media relations in the framework of corporate social responsibility projects. Ufuk is also a member of the board of directors responsible for the institutionalization and transfer process of the family business Çarşıbaşı Gıda as a 4th generation member.
Ufuk has been designing and delivering trainings on communication, speaking and performing arts to leaders and candidate leaders at Sabancı University EDU since 2015, and as a member of the Board of Trustees at the Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG), he supports young people actively participating in solving social problems.
Ufuk, who has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Uludağ University, has also attended master’s programs in the fields of marketing communications and economics law at Bilgi University. Ufuk Çarşıbaşı, in addition to the Gestalt Coaching Program (2016), also received ‘Master in Leadership and Coaching’ (2018) training. He also continues his ‘Deep Democracy and Nonviolent Communication’ trainings.