Ece Gursoy has become the Chief Legal Officer at Global Ports Holding plc, the world’s largest independent cruise port operator.
Prior to joining Global Ports Holding, Gursoy served for six years as the Chief Legal Officer, Company Secretary, and Executive Director of Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings Limited. Before going in-house, Gursoy spent over eight years at international law firms Dentons and White & Case specializing in project finance, infrastructure, energy, and private equity, working on a range of public private partnerships, private finance initiatives, infrastructure, concessions, and renewable projects.
Gursoy is a member both of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Istanbul Bar Association. She holds a LL.M. degree in Corporate and Commercial law from the University of London and a Ph.D. in European Competition Law from King’s College London. She is also a member of the board of the Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she served as Company Secretary between 2015 and 2017 and was recently appointed Vice-Chairman.
“GPH is a dynamic company, uniquely positioned as the leading global port operator," said Gursoy. "This role is a fantastic opportunity which combines the sophisticated features of a LSE listed company and phenomenal growth. I am looking forward to help the company as it delivers on its strategy.”