As a member of the IAB for SET Ventures, Bahar brings more than 20 years of sustainability / ESG experience to investment opportunities and portfolio companies. Bahar started her career in sustainable development in 1995 with a focus on integrated coastal management, followed by sustainable regional development and cleaner production. In 2002 she joined a sustainability consulting firm in the Netherlands where she provided strategic and hands-on advice to companies and financial institutions in areas such as eco-efficiency, eco-design, carbon management, responsible sourcing, and sustainability strategy and reporting. Since the end of 2008 Bahar has been running her own independent sustainability consultancy firms initially focusing on the Turkish market (CSR Consulting Turkey) and more recently the Dutch market (3P Sustainability Consulting). As a consultant, she supports corporations and financial institutions develop and implement sustainability / ESG strategies, develop ESG performance management systems and produce annual reports disclosing their performance and impact. Bahar also holds an associate researcher position at Impact Centre Erasmus, which focuses on impact thinking, impact measurement and impact management. Bahar has a B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from METU, Turkey and a M.Sc. in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University, Sweden.