Haluk Doğançay – Resume

Haluk DoğançayHaluk Doğançay started his professional career in 1976 as planning engineer in EMEK Construction and Operation Co. Inc. (a public company owned by Turkish Pension Fund). He has managed 2 large scale construction projects during 4 years period and assumed site supervision responsibilities for Barum Tyre Factory in Kirsehir and MKE Head Office Building Project in Ankara.

He continued his career outside of Turkey starting from 1980 and worked for 5 years in LIBAS Construction Inc. as Project Manager for various building projects in Libya and assumed planning and control responsibilities for a satellite town project comprising of 12.000 housing units.

In 1985, he returned back home and decided to re-shape his career in land development. He started working as Project Development and Planning Manager in ATAKOY-Istanbul Tourism Zone Project, which comprises of 120.000 sqm shopping mall, 700 berths marina, 1000 bed capacity international hotel chain and related infrastructure, where he assumed planning and control responsibility of total $200 mio worth investment.

Since 1989, he has been working as managing director and senior partner at PY Consulting International Inc. He has been specialized in strategic planning, project development and construction project management and has gained a deep knowledge and experience in managing and providing consultancy services for large scale real estate development projects in and outside of Turkey, such as Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Jordan, Algeria and Libya.

He is known as an expert, having entrepreneurial skills, creating new project ideas, new concepts/themes, organizational models and innovative management techniques.

During his career in PY Consulting International, he has developed an in-house training program (Phoenix: Project Manager of the New Millenium), has founded six sister companies complementing the company consulting services (SHCP Inc., YONSER Inc., ALACATI Inc., PLATFORM Inc., RED Real Estate Development Management Inc., PY Uluslararası Danismanlik A.S.) and established strategic partnerships with various global organizations (Swanke Hayden Connell Architects-USA, Tractebel Engineering-BE, BetaPlan-GR, PFD-USA, EGIS International etc.)


1979; M.Arch – ITU Faculty of Architecture
1974; B. Arch – ITU Faculty of Architecture


Academic Work        

  • 1978 – 1980; part-time instructor on Construction Methodology at Ankara State Academy of Engineering and Architecture (ADMMA) Faculty of Architecture
  • 1998 – 2000; part-time instructor on Information Technology in Construction Management at graduate program Mimar Sinan University (MSU) , Faculty of Architecture
  • 2001 – 2006; part-time instructor on Strategic Planning at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Real Estate Development Graduate Program, Faculty of Architecture
  • 2008 – Present; visiting instructor on Project Management at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Architecture, Sabanci University Industrial Engineering Department.

Professional Experience

  • 1989 – present; Proje Yonetim A.S., PY Consulting International Co. Inc. RED Real Estate Development Management Co Inc. Senior Partner, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Membership of Professional Institutions:

  • Turkish Chamber of Architects (TMMOB), Member since 1974
  • Association of Turkish Consulting Engineers and Architects (TurkMMMB) – Member since 1995, Past President (2000-2002)
  • Istanbul Project Management Association (IPYD) -Founding Member since 1996
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) – Member since 1996
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) – Member since 1995
  • Association of Turkish Real Estate Valuation Experts (DUD), Member since 2003
  • Real Estate Investments Trusts Association (GYODER), Member since 2001


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