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Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

Akandil Cengiz

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Research interests

In my PhD, I quantify the economic development in the Arctic by using Nighttime Lights data in relation to biodiversity changes. My research interests are ecological economics, sustainable finance, degrowth, and gender studies.


Education and professional positions

2020 - present Ph.D. student in Ecology, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2021 - present Representing Switzerland and Turkey in IPBES as expert in business and biodiversity assessment group
2020 - 2021 Researcher in Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
2018 - 2020 M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2010 - 2017 Managing director of Eiger Invest Asset Management Group Geneva, Switzerland
2005 - 2010 Senior trader in Banque de Commerce et de Placements, Geneva, Switzerland
2002 - 2004 M.Sc. in Business Administration in University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
2000 - 2002 Equity Trader in HSBC Investment Bank Istanbul, Turkey
1995 - 2000 B.A. in Management in Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey

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Akandil Cengiz

Akandil Cengiz

Ph.D. student

Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich

Office: Y19-M-47