Ceren Yargıcı Kovancı is originally Chemical Engineer and granted to MSc degree in Polymer Science and Technology from İstanbul Technical University. She is currently continuing her PhD studies in the field of polylactic acid composites.
Ceren has been working at Arçelik Group, which is a leading worldwide household appliance manufacturer, over 8 years as Senior Specialist in Polymer & Chemistry Department. Due to her distinctive experience in diverse fields of Polymer Science, she also has a key responsibility of being the Product Owner of Sustainable Polymers and Chemicals Projects in her company which is a vital strategic mission of Arçelik’s environmental targets. Her area of expertise are plastic recycling, bio-based polymers, high performance and flame retardant plastic composites.