Our People

Director of Business Development

Asli Koksal

Asli Koksal leads the business development, marketing and communications solutions of QED Group and is a member of the senior leadership team.

An international development professional for over 15 years, Asli worked in both corporate and not for profit sectors across a broad spectrum of technical areas. With a background in program management, Ms. Koksal commands the complete project cycle from capture through project close-out. Asli’s strengths include developing sustainable strategy; connecting people and ideas for new businesses; leading marketing and communication efforts for non-governmental agencies; sustainable program design/management; and regulatory compliance. As the BD department head, Asli ensures QED’s proposals and business acquisition processes embodies the highest standards of professionalism, quality assurance, and efficiency.

Prior joining QED, Asli was leading the Business Development Department of AECOM International and was a member of the senior leadership team. Before AECOM, Asli served as a business development manager at IBTCI, a food security specialist at the Resource Acquisition department of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and managed large USAID funded economic growth and governance projects at Abt Associates, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) and International City Management Association (ICMA).

Ms. Koksal holds an MBA and has a BA in Business Administration. Passionate about breakthrough technologies, sustainability and private sector engagement, Asli is always exploring how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the development sector to make a sustainable difference in lives of the vulnerable.