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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 38870176589-43
Registration date: 06/09/11 16:08:57

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/09/14 13:12:34
The date of the last annual update was 08/09/14 12:58:28

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: TUSIAD
Acronym: TUSIAD
Legal status: asbl
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bahadir Kaleagasi
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Bahadir Kaleagasi
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 46 Mesrutiyet Caddesi 
Istanbul 34420
Telephone number: (+90212) 2491929
Fax number: (+90212) 2490913
Other contact information: Avenue des Gaulois, 13 Etterbeek 1040
contact person: Arzu Sengun

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: TÜSİAD is the non-governmental representative organisation of the Turkish private sector (industries, finance and services) at the national level | over 55% of the economic added-value (80% of exports) 85% of corporate tax revenues.
TÜSİAD is a member of BUSINESSEUROPE, G20 Business Summit, BIAC (Business and Industry Advisory Council of the OECD), UBCCE (Union of Black Sea and Caspian Confederation of Enterprises) and EUCCC (European Union Chamber of Commerce in China);
TÜSİAD is composed of direct members representing companies and leads a platform founded by sectoral and regional business federations (TÜRKONFED: Turkish Confederation of Enterprise and Business);
TÜSİAD is a window of business through its representations in Brussels, Berlin, Paris, Washington DC and Beijing.
TÜSİAD is and committed to monitor and promote Turkey’s economic competitiveness, institutional reform process and membership to the European Union.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information: In May, 2012, we have organised a conference titled "Welcome Turkey: adhesion, the dawn of a new Europe" in European Parliament.
We attend to the "Civil Society Dialogue" meetings organised by DG Trade.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Mehmet Bahadir KALEAGASI 03/12/13 29/11/14
Dilek ISTAR ATES 10/09/14 08/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

With a view to promoting Turkey's accession to the EU, in 2012, we have organised a conference titled "Welcome Turkey: adhesion, the dawn of a new Europe" European Parliament.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

TUSIAD is one of the member federations of the BUSINESSEUROPE (The Confederation of European Business).

TUSIAD is a member of the EPC (European Policy Centre), the CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies) and BIAC (The Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.