We work with our clients to develop innovative and effective strategies to respond to the opportunities and challenges presented by governmental institutions in Turkey and in the region, and are ideally placed to help companies’ review and revise their public policy strategies by taking into account the devolved structures in Turkey and the region.
We take time to understand our clients’ business and goals, we help them to follow the policy-making processes, as it relates to them, and to appreciate the related political climate. We also help clients to develop their network of stakeholders, and build relationships with the government officials and agencies, non-governmental organizations, and think tanks who all take a role in the policy-shaping process.
The founder and the managing partner of SRP-Legal Att. Dr. Cigdem Ayozger Ongun personally leads the Public Policy practices. Before founding and forming SRP-Legal Team, she was the Head of Regulatory Policy at Turkcell and Chief Legal and Regulatory Strategy Officer at Turkcell Superonlineand was both responsible for running Governmental Relations and Public Policy of the companies as well as legal issues. Under her direction, Turkcell Group brought to bear influence on policymakers. She is recognized as an expert on public advocacy and public policy. She advises clients on the strategy and implementation of projects and campaigns to inform policymakers and improve the quality of policy and legislation. In each case she works with the clients to analyze the situation, build up a strategy, and execute a communication solution. The stakeholder engagement plans are also a part of her expertise.