Lara holds a BSc in engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey. She has worked for six years in corporate treasuries and has experience in debt capital markets transactions. Lara began her career at Citibank and prior to joining London Business School, she worked at Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. and at Dogus Holding A.S.
Lara decided to join London Business School to grow her professional experience by pursuing further education in finance, to leverage the international network that the school offers, and to enjoy London. She is the recipient of the Masters in Finance Scholarship for Women.
She enjoys exploring new countries and cuisines, as well as cinema and yoga. She has joined the Emerging Markets, Women in Business, Film and Finance clubs, amongst many others!