Asli brings over 20 years of working in hospitality to Cycas, as well as a range of skills and experiences developed in places as far afield as Turkey, the United States of America, Europe and Africa. She is specialised in full service and extended stay hotel operations as well as development and acquisition. Her responsibilities at Cycas include acquisition, negotiation and the execution of deals across the UK and continental Europe, whilst also overseeing the hotel openings and technical services team. Asli blends all of this hands-on experience with a Harvard University Real Estate Management education coupled with a Finance MBA from Liverpool University and a finance certificate from Cornell University. She also speaks English, French and Turkish fluently.