Founder of Kankalite company, Handan Öztürk, was born in 1974 in Malatya ,Turkey.
She studied Business Administration at Toronto School of Business/Canada, Speech and Organizational Communication at Montclair State University/USA.
She started her professional career in year 1995 at Koç Holding AŞ as International Chamber of Commerce Secretary to Rahmi M. Koc. She worked for Koç Group for a year and a half and then she decided to continue her career in Rashideen Holding, headquartered in Dubai/UAE as Foreign Relations Coordinator. In 1999, she joined BP Group as Shop Opening Coordinator and Merchandiser. In 2000, she got promoted to Category Manager position and continued to work in BP Turkey until 2002. She got promoted to Company Account Executive position to be responsible for Northern New Jersey territory and got transferred to BP Amoco USA in 2002. While she was in charge at BP Amoco she targeted her new goals and made a decision to come back to her beloved country in 2005 and contribute to it.
Since 2005, with the objective of continuous development and efficiency she has been providing: keynote speaking services, executive search and selection services, organizational development consultancy, organization and management consultancy, communication and management training, professional coaching and mentoring. As personal development expert and trainer she continuously keep developing herself.
Until now she accomplished 6 long-term business re-engineering projects within different organizations in Ankara. During those projects she took an active roll in organizations both on micro and macro level in: strategic planning, rebuilding company’s reputation, building Human Resources Management System from the scratch by creation of all human resources processes and measuring staff competencies and discovering capabilities and focusing on management performance issues. Handan Öztürk had the mission of taking active role for the Turkey’s development, who targeted continuous development in every task she takes, and contributed to the personal development of more than 68 000 professionals. Along the way she made many friendships and collected many prizes.
In addition to all these, she joint to International Speech Competition and achieved to become one of the top 10 finalist in USA. She was well recognized with her speech of “Women’s Efficiency” in NY Association of Turkish Women and acclaimed with her work on presentations, so she has been invited to various speech projects.
Handan Öztürk conducted one to one consultancy services with diplomats, politicians, high level managers and senior executives in the field of public speaking, representing, persuasion, influence, consulting, communication, leadership, social behavior and life skills in both English and Turkish language. Base on results of Need Analysis she conducts both with individuals and corporate she designs special development programs and make difference with her continuous development services.
She holds awards and certificates for public speaking, training and professional coaching. Her body language reading, negotiation, personal profile analysis, executive coaching, corporate coaching, career coaching, facilitating, motivating, speech delivery, training, and recruiting abilities are well recognized.
With TEFL – International English Teaching Diploma – she provides professional English conversations and Business English classes to Individuals and corporate in International Field. She also gives Turkish language and culture orientation classes to expatriates living in Turkey.
She especially sustains her work in the field of political coaching, executive coaching, performance coaching, sales coaching, in-house development coaching, team coaching, student coaching, family coaching and personal development coaching as ICF Certified Professional Coach.
With the aim of spreading information in last 5 years she had been writing personal development books. Her book titled “Sunuş Atölyesi” (Public Speaking) was published in 2009, by Sistem Publishing.
Handan Öztürk was the General Secretary of Reputation Management Institute until June 2013.