Ceylan Canbilek joined The German Marshall Fund of the United States in 2005 and is currently senior program officer in the organization’s Ankara office. Prior to joining GMF, she worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Organization for Migration, and the World Bank in Turkey. Canbilek received her bachelor’s in political science and international relations from İstanbul Boğaziçi University and holds a master’s from Essex University in political economy.