Nazli Dereli Oba has been the Legal Director of Karadeniz Holding A.S. ⎯ a company focused on generation of electricity through its Powerships ⎯ since 2012. Nazli currently manages and oversees the legal work carried out in over ten jurisdictions, both through her in-house team and outside counsels. She has been involved in the energy sector for more than ten years, and her work generally covers electricity generation and sale. She also has extensive experience in finance, M&A, maritime law, and dispute resolution, especially in arbitration. She has been leading her company in a major investment arbitration against Pakistan since 2012 before ICSID and has also been engaged in various other commercial arbitrations in various jurisdictions. Prior to joining Karadeniz, Nazli was the Head of Legal at Enerjisa Enerji Uretim A.S. which is involved in generation of electricity through different types of power plants, including hydros and wind power and gas power plants, as well as the trading and distribution of electricity. In the early part of her career, she was legal counsel at Citibank A.S. and a legal consultant in the Banking and Finance team of the Herguner, Bilgen & Ozeke law firm. She holds an LL.M. degree in Banking and Finance Law from Queen Mary, University of Law, a post graduate degree from the College of Law, London, and a B.A. degree in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University. She has been a lecturer on Contract and Tort Law at Kadir Has University, and she is currently the Vice Chairman of the Turkey-Mexico Business Council at DEIK and a member of the energy commission of ISTAC.
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