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A Personal History...

Suhan Mıhcıoğlu, who is a native of Ankara, Turkey has been living in the UK and working in both countries for over

30 years. He is a graduate of the reputable T.E.D Ankara College private school and a graduate of Northumbria

University Business School and Staffordhire University. He studied Business and Marketing.


Besides Global Links Consulting, to help companies in the UK partner with Turkish companies, he is currently

Director of Chapsworld Ltd and Business Development Director for Ethics in Policing Ltd, all based in the North East

of England.


Suhan has over thirty years experience in management, sales, customer service, and people development. After

twelve years working for IBM UK’s sales division as Senior Salesman, Market Development Manager and Agent

Manager, he set up his own business.


He developed and delivered training programs, both in Turkey and in the UK, on success strategies, leadership,

people management, team building and development, presentation skills, productivity, sales performance and

customer service. His clients include the largest and most prominent organisations in their respective sectors.


He is a businessman, consultant and facilitator who has a wealth of knowledge, ranging from local authority to large

conglomerates working with finance, sales, retail, marketing, manufacturing and service functions.


His I Can in the North East initiative involved setting up of a Social Enterprise to roll out his work to help individuals,

charities, schools, colleges, local authorities, companies, and other public and private sector organisations think

outside the box and work with them to utilise the most effective approach to address the cause of the underlying

problems and to be able to facilitate a dramatic and significant positive change in our culture and the way we live our day-to-day lives.


He is currently working with a number of companies in the North East of England to help them partner with Turkey and deal with the Turkish market and Turkish culture with confidence and competence. He also works with Turkish companies who wish to do business in the UK.


He is a volunteer Business Mentor for the Prince's Trust within the UK.


Suhan has been happily married to Janet since 1984 and they have three fantastic children.