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Cenk Sidar

Cenk Sidar

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Cenk Sidar is a global risk executive with extensive experience assisting top financial institutions, multinational corporations, risk management firms, and legal firms operating in high-risk regions. Cenk is the President of Sidar Global Ventures, a boutique firm investing in technology start-ups bringing value and transformative change to a range of industries. He is a Co-Founder and CEO of GlobalWonks, a political risk and business consulting platform that enables investors and other business decision makers to gain insights into evolving world developments. He has written for, been interviewed by, and worked with the leading newspapers and media organizations, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, Bloomberg, Foreign Policy, CCTV and Al Jazeera. Sidar has also addressed audiences around the world, including at UK House of Commons, Cornell, Tufts, Johns Hopkins (SAIS) and CFR.

Professional Experience


Academic History

Cenk Sidar's Accomplishments

  • Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33, Diplomatic Courier & Young Foreign Policy Professionals

  • MA Degree in International Economics and International Relations

  • Post Graduate Degree in European Studies

  • BA Degree in Business Administration and International Relations


Cenk Sidar's Organizational Involvement

  • Johns Hopkins University SAIS Advisory Council Member

  • Atlantic Council Member

  • Turkish Social Democracy Foundation Member

  • Atlantik-Brucke e. V. Member

  • European Young Leaders Program Member

  • Jean Monnet Program Member

  • Project Interchange Alumni Member

  • American Academy of Achievement Member