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Management and Team

CemalKara Cemal Gürkan Kara (CEO and Founder of the Company, Food Engineer M.Sc. Lead Auditor)

He is the founder of the company and he is a food engineer having more than 21 years of work experience in quality management, food safety management, occupational safety and environmental management systems. He is actively doing BRC, IFS, ISO 9001 , ISO 14001 and ISO 22000 audits. AGFOCERT has been found at 2005 with a brand name Anahtar Consultancy Ltd. Co. in Antalya. In 2011, its name has been changed to AGFOCERT which is a kind of abbreviation of AGriculture and FOod. AGFOCERT has accomplished ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation from TURKAK for GLOBALG.A.P. Scope of accreditation is currently limited to aquaculture but we have been working to extend this scope to include crops base (flowers and ornamentals, combinable crops, fruits and vegetables), compound feed manufacturing and chain of custody.

Didem Salicik (Quality Manager, Auditor, Food Engineer, M.Sc.)
Didem Salicik has been graduated from Uludağ University with a bachelor’s degree in Food Engineering. He has been involved in many businesses. She is ISO 9001, BRC and GLOBALG.A.P. Auditor, crops base inhouse trainer, QMS auditor and Crops base inspector. She is the Quality Manager of AGFOCERT currently.
 BD-2 Bulent Dokuzluoglu (Member of Aquaculture Certification Commitee, Veterinarian, Lead Auditor)

He is an experienced Veterinary Doctor of more than 11 years of work experience. He is approved for GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture, Livestock, CFM and COC scopes. He is an in house trainer for GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture. He is also brand owner and creator of International Hygiene Certification Programme so called BIX Kurumsal. He is approved for ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and BRC.

Seher Erkal – (GLOBAL.G.A.P. Aquaculture Inspector and AGFOCERT’s Internal Auditor)
She is an aquaculture engineer with  Ph.D degree. She used to work as AGFOCERT Quality Manager and Certifier some times ago. Currently she works as  contracted GLOBALG.A.P.  auditor within the scope of Aquaculture. At the same time, she carries out internal audit activities in terms of compliance with AGFOCERT’s ISO / IEC 17065 and ISO / IEC 17025 systems.
 cagdascelik Çağdaş Çelik (Assistant Program Manager, ASC and GLOBALG.A.P. Inspector and QMS Auditor, In-house Trainer, MSC CoC Lead Auditor)

He worked with European Union Project(CIGESMED) about benthtic analyses of marine biology. He also worked TUBITAK Marmara Sea Project with Piri Reis Research Ship. He has been in Alaska/USA to training of Aquaculture and also He worked study on coral reef dive training and microbiological analyses in Ceuta/Spain. He is an 1 star diver on Turkish Underwater Sports Federation(CMAS).

He is an experienced aquacultural engineer of more than 4 years of work experience in aquaculture sector. He is approved for the scopes aquaculture, GRASP, cfm and coc.  He is in house trainer for GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture and CFM. He has also been assigned as ASC Trout and MSC CoC Lead Auditor.

 HandanGuven-2 Handan Guven (GLOBALG.A.P. Crops Certification QMS Auditor and Inspector, Agronomist Lead Auditor)She is an experienced Agronomist of more than 20 years of work experience in agriculture sector. She is approved for the scopes fruits&vegetables, combinable crops, flowers and ornamentals, cfm and coc. She is the QMS auditor and inspector for the crops base certifications.
Osman İşçimen (GLOBALG.A.P. Crops Certification QMS Auditor and Inspector, Agronomist Lead Auditor)

He is an experienced Agronomist of more than 10 years of work experience in agriculture sector. He is approved for the scopes fruits&vegetables, combinable crops, flowers and ornamentals, cfm and coc. He is QMS auditor and inspector for the crops base certifications.

Mine Paze ( System and Documentation Responsible, Food Engineer)

She is a food engineer. She works as System and Documentation Responsible . She is responsible from maintenance of AGFO quality management system according to ISO/IEC 17065 and ISO/IEC 17025 standards. She has ISO 22000 Lead Auditor certificate.

Melike Gür Dereli (GLOBALG.A.P.  Aquaculture and CFM Auditor, in house trainer, Kontrolör, ASC Technical Expert)

Melike Gür Dereli is a veterinarian specializing in aquatic diseases. AGFOCERT’s GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture and Compound Feed Inspector and in house trainer as well as working as ASC Technical Expert. She is a technical expert in ASC audits, especially for fish health and veterinary matters.