Mehmet Gültekin is the founder of Horizon Group and a board member of the European Business Council and the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey (BCCT)
Mr. Gültekin graduated from Marmara University, Economics Department and completed his Masters at Wolverhampton University, UK.
In 1997, he founded the Horizon Education Group (Tarabya British Schools, Academic Union, Horizon Study Abroad Group, Horizon Language Academy, TBS Media, Istanbul Workshop and International Students Foundation) and shortly transformed it into a worldwide-recognised brand through working on solutions for education and projects with world pioneer universities, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.
The projects he created earned a great respect among the business world, education committees and media. In a survey conducted by a national magazine, Mr. Gültekin won an award for the best “Social Entrepreneurism”.
Due to Tarabya British Schools’ internationally recognized success, the European Business Committee and the European Society for Quality Research – ESQR recognized Mr. Gültekin by awarding him the ‘European Quality Award’ for excellence in ‘International Educational Standards’ and ‘Educational Management and Educational Methods’.