Buse Pınar Kaçar held the roles of member of executive committee, general counsel, corporate affairs officer, compliance officer and corporate secretary for YorsanGıdaMamulleriSanayiveTicaretA.S based in Istanbul. She joined Yorsan in July 2014 shortly after the company’s acquisition by the private equity fund Abraaj Capital. Prior to Yorsan, she held senior roles in multinational companies including GlaxoSmithKline, ING, Ströer and Carrefour. Currently she is consulting Abraaj Capital on various projects.
Buse earned her law degree from 9 Eylül University of Izmir in 2001 and LL.M. degree in 2007from Istanbul Bilgi University where she specialized on Business Law over Economics.
She was admitted to Istanbul Bar in 2002 and before being attracted by business she owned her own law office where she consulted firms on corporate law and financing. After she fascinated by business itself during her LL.M degree she moved as an in-house lawyer to accomplish her dreams.
She is a frequent speaker on compliance, cross border lending and intellectual property rights topics on various conferences and congresses all around the world.
She is an active member and board member of many esteemed professional organizations, including Association of Dairy Products Industry (SETBİR), Young Businessman Association (GYIAD), Junior Chamber International (JCI) and Istanbul Bar.
She was recognized by Legal 500 in 2015 and 2016 as one of the most influential and innovative general counsel in the world who helped to shape innovation in the legal industry.
Apart from her professional life, she is addicted to watersports (sailor and rescue diver) and modern art.