Kaan Tuncok

Director at Solaris Engineering and Consulting


Kaan Tuncok (PhD) has over 25 years of experience in various geographic and institutional settings, help delivering development solutions in coordination with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders. He has a solid understanding of natural resources, climate change and environment in the context of policy initiatives with public/private Agencies, and water resources infrastructure projects with international Agencies (ADB, EC, EU-JRC, UNDP, UNFAO, WB, WWF and USTDA). Kaan has spent 12 years (1992-2004) of his career in the USA for his PhD degree (1992-1995) and then led large-scale infrastructure projects in natural resources, environment and water resources management in Arizona and California (1996-2004) with multinational engineering consulting companies (Tetra Tech, AMEC and AECOM) (Investment value: USD 450million). He has been actively involved as the team leader/key expert in water resources planning/management, irrigation and drainage, water supply and sanitation projects (2007-ongoing) in consultation with international Agencies (ADB, EC, EU-JRC, UNDP, UNFAO, WB, WWF and USTDA).