Levent Tuzun is a principal economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He focuses on investments and policy dialogue with clients and policymakers in financial services and capital markets, including fintech and private equity/venture capital. His work also covers developing countries’ issues around non-performing assets, financial resilience, economic inclusion and climate change. Previously, Levent worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in New York. Levent was a Weidenfeld-Chevening Scholar at the University of Oxford and completed the Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree at the Blavatnik School of Government. He graduated from Yale University with undergraduate degrees in Economics and International Studies, and completed the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. In 2019, Levent was selected as a David Rockefeller Fellow at the Trilateral Commission. Levent’s areas of interest and future engagement include Turkish politics, statecraft, foreign relations, and science & technology. He’s an active follower of advancements in education, consumer-facing technologies, and media content production.