Board of Directors and the CEO
In Alphabetical Order
Ahmet Aydogan (President) was appointed as a non-financial Director in August 2012 and elected as the President of Australian Relief Organisation in February 2013.
Ahmet Aydogan has been involved in various charity and community organisations for the last 20 years in non-financial director positions, advisory and active committee member roles. Ahmet has also been on various organising committees of cultural festivals in and around Sydney. At present, he is an active member of the community as he provides Justice of the Peace and a Civil Marriage Celebrant services.
Mr Aydogan is currently employed as a Senior Business Analyst at CBA, working on major Business Banking & Payments and IT projects. Prior to joining the CBA, he has been in senior IT related positions with various large financial institutions
After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Istanbul University in 1990, Cihan Tumen (CEO) has attained a Master’s Degree in Finance from UTS; the University of Technology in Sydney in 1994. By 2014, Cihan has also achieved a Master’s Degree in Islamic Studies from the Charles Sturt University.
After holding senior management roles in a number of asset management companies both in Turkey and in Australia, Mr Tumen has joined the Galaxy Foundation (formerly known as Feza Foundation) in 2006, where he acted as the Secretary General until 2012.
With his experience in human aid projects and emergency relief campaigns, Mr Tumen was involved in founding the Australian Relief Organisation in August 2012. Appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Tumen oversees daily operations of the Australian Relief Organisation at present.
Originally from Myanmar, Dr. Naing Win (Vice President) received his M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2005.
In 2006 he migrated to Australia along with his wife and served in different hospitals throughout the country until he joined General Practice in 2011. He is currently working at a group practice in Bowral, NSW.
He spends his spare time by volunteering in various charity events and student scholarship campaigns. Fluent in English, Burmese and Turkish, Dr Win has been acting as the Vice President of the Australian Relief Organisation since 2012.
Naing Tun was appointed as the secretary of Australian Relief Organisation in 2014. Naing has an Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering, and a Master degree in Engineering.
He has previously worked in various engineering positions in many global organizations, and currently employed as Project Engineer at Howden.
He has been involved in charity and community works for many years.