A lawyer by profession, Ayse Rahsan is a successful entrepreneur. A real estate executive with over 25 years of verifiable success spearheading and leading entrepreneurial and corporate business strategy and sales. Starting her career in 1992 in P and D Real Estate Consultants, in 2008, she sold her business to Cushman and Wakefield and became the Managing partner of their Turkish operations. During her tuner, she became the only woman Managing Partner of the C&W European Leadership Team. In 2013, Rahsan decided to move Toronto to start a new chapter where she started her own consultancy work.
Rahsan was selected to be the Chairwoman of the American Chamber of Commerce (ABFT) in Turkey for two consecutive terms from 2009 to 2013. Under her chairmanship, she has helped increase trade and investment between Turkey and the US; build the foundation of the organization and grow its membership by 45%.
An active member of the US – Turkish business community, Rahsan was named as one of the Young Leaders by the American Turkish Society in 2013 – which convenes a select, diverse group of the Turkish American outstanding leaders.
Rahsan, an eloquent communicator, fluent in English, Spanish and Turkish; she holds a Master degree in International Law from the London School of Economics and political Science – university of London and a degree in law from the university of Istanbul.