Arda is a Principal in Ernst & Young LLP Strategy and Transactions, Operational Transaction Services (OTS) in New York with a focus on the Life Sciences sector.
Prior to joining EY, he was a Managing Director at a strategy consulting firm for six years, where he led the Life Sciences M&A Practice. Earlier, he worked as a VP of Strategic Marketing and a BU Lead at an American medical technology company. He also served as the SVP Marketing & Sales for a startup biotechnology company which went public.
Arda started his career with a pharmaceutical company in Istanbul and subsequently relocated to New York, where he held leadership roles in product commercialization and new product development.
He earned a PhD in General Management and Finance and an MBA from Marmara University in Istanbul as well as an MSc and BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Boğaziçi University.
How Arda is building a better working world
“I work alongside my clients to help them enable higher valuations on the sell side and drive asset value on the buy side by careful planning and disciplined implementation grounded with hands-on experience to guide them with critical decisions.”