Tayfun Basal

Regional Director for Türkiye, Iran, Middle East and Central Asia


Tayfun Basal holds a bachelor’s degree from Middle East Technical University mechanical engineering department  in Turkey. He works more than 17 years with Elsevier and is the regional director for Turkey, Iran, Middle East and Central Asia. He is a passionate business professional for more than 29 years’ experience and thrilled to support researchers, research leaders and government policy makers with the focus of fostering science and innovation. He is married with a physicist from Hacettepe University Turkey and has 2 sons. He is specially interested in gastronomy.