Verda holds a degree in Translation and Interpreting (BA) from Boğaziçi University. She has been working as a conference interpreter since 1987. She is a member of TKTD and AIIC and accredited to work for EU institutions. She worked as an adjunct instructor at Boğaziçi University teaching interpreting to undergraduate and graduate students from 2004 to 2018. Her working languages are Turkish (A) and English (B). She is a founding partner of Enterkon and chair of the board of directors. Verda is an incurable dog lover, and she simply can’t live without her straight black Turkish coffee.