Sinem Reed, Chief, Business Planning & Analytics, oversees IIE’s budgeting, financial planning, and pricing functions as well as all US-based portfolio financial operations. The IIE Business Planning & Analytics team delivers data-driven insights to internal teams and external stakeholders to facilitate strategic decision making and improve organizational performance. Sinem is based in Washington, DC and her teams are located in IIE’s Washington DC, New York, San Francisco, and Houston offices.
Sinem has been with IIE since 2008 and has served in progressive financial and budgetary management, project management, organizational design, and change management roles. Prior to IIE, Sinem worked at various international and private sector organizations, including the World Bank, United Nations, and Mercer HR Consulting, focusing on strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, performance management, and leadership development. A believer in servant leadership, she is passionate about unleashing the potential in others and creating and sustaining high-performing teams.
Sinem holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Management from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Originally from Istanbul, she studied and worked abroad in Austria and Germany. She is on the Board of Robert College Alumni Association of America; her alma mater and one of the oldest American educational institutions outside the United States.