Muren Guler is Managing Director of Global Energy which provides consultancy on project and business development to multinational companies related to renewable energy. He worked for SkyPower as Regional Manager of South-Eastern Europe including Turkey. Muren created utility scale PV opportunities, structured and executed the company’s growth strategies within the region, managed strategic local & regional partnerships including with government authorities, national & regional utilities. He was involved in utility scale project development activities in various countries including Europe, Central Asia and Africa. Prior to SkyPower, he worked as Commercial Manager in Bulgaria for Renewable Energy International, headquartered in London, in the development of wind and solar projects where he developed 100 MW+ wind and solar Projects. Muren was a founding member of the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association and was a member of Supervisory Board during 2010-2013. He is a founder of Global Energy, which provided consultancy service for large-scale renewable projects and cross-border electricity trade between Turkey and Bulgaria. Muren oversaw the realization of the largest wind park in Bulgaria (SNWF-156 MW) which let him gain extensive hands-on experience including execution of international contracts,project management and development. He also gained experience in international trade operations in the Far East, Middle East, Europe, and North and South America. Muren is a special representative of the Energy Globe Award in Turkey. Muren received a BA in Business Administration from Dokuz Eylul University (Izmir, Turkey) in 2004 and holds Ms Degree in Energy Technologies and Management from Sabanci University (Istanbul, Turkey) since 2014. Muren specializes in business development, project development, project management, strategic alliance, business strategy, negotiation and lobbying. www.murenguler.com
Muren Guler has professional experience in international trade operations, gained within different organizations and locations such as the Far East, Middle East, Europe, South & North America.
Muren’s serious acquaintance with renewable energy started when he joined the business development and project management teams of a construction company, which recently had started operations in Bulgaria. For 3.5 years, Muren was an active contributor to the business development field of the company, which successfully constructed the largest wind project (156 MW) in the country.
Afterwards, he worked as Commercial Manager for “REI Bulgaria” which was an extension of “Renewable Energy Int.” after its activities in Poland and Northern Ireland. He continued his career in project development, management and construction in renewable energy with experienced, successful and reputed colleagues in their fields. He initiated 100 MW+ Wind & Solar Projects during this period.
He was founding member and member of Supervisory Board of Bulgarian Wind Energy Association. Also, he has been consultant in various renewable energy projects and cross-border electricity trade between Turkey and Bulgaria.
Currently, he works in Istanbul as Regional Manager – South Eastern Europe for Skypower Global which is one of the largest developers of solar energy projects in the world.
Muren graduated Management at Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, Turkey. He is a passionate golf and chess player, horse lover, fan of reading and beside these he is dedicated to his work. He is married. He speaks English, Bulgarian and Turkish.
Muren specializes in business development, project management, project development, strategic alliance, negotiation and lobbying. www.murenguler.com