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Managing Director

Belma works with client teams across GC to provide strategic advice, bringing together experience in global events, partnerships and network management.

Belma leads Global Counsel’s Delivery team. She began her career at GC in London, advising corporates from Asia with operations in the UK and Europe with a focus on trade, sustainability and market entry and reputation management.

Now based in Washington DC, Belma works closely with teams across the company's global offices to drive business strategy, bringing together business development and marketing efforts, network management and event programming. She is also focused on expanding GC's presence and impact in the United States. Prior to joining GC, she worked in the public and non-profit sector, including Capitol Hill and U.S. Department of State. 

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Leading the conceptualisation and organisation of GC’s annual global conference, held each January and bringing together GC’s experts and other influential voices to set out trends that will drive politics and policy for the year;
  • Working with a global telecoms client to deliver a high-level roundtable on what business can expect from the US-EU Trade and Technology Council; 
  • Cultivating support for an international organisation’s mission via convening, fundraising and relationship management.