Chairman, Alkaş Consulting, Turkey
Avi Alkas is member of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) European Advisory Board and has served as Jury Chair of the esteemed ICSC European Shopping Centre Awards. Avi Alkas was honoured with the ICSC Distinguished Service Award in 2010 and is a regular faculty member of the ICSC J.T. Riordan School for Professional Development. He also holds, the professional recognition titles of MRICS (Member of RICS Organisation), CSM (Senior Certified Shopping Center Manager), CLS (Senior Certified Leasing Specialist), CRX (Certified Retail Property Executive) and CMD (Senior Certified Marketing Director) being the first in Europe. Avi Alkas has his MA degree on business administration from Bosphorus University.