Born in Berlin in 1978, Tuğra Gönden received his master of science degree in Civil Engineering from Berlin Technical University after he completed his studies in Germany and USA.
Tuğra Gönden has almost 20 years of experience in many important projects, working in commercial real estate, leasing and property and project management in the construction and real estate sectors in Germany and Turkey. Since January 2013, Tuğra Gönden has been working as managing partner at Cushman & Wakefield Turkey which is the largest private capital real estate consultancy company in the world.
He worked especially in Project development, property management, commercial real estate leasing and sales in office, industry and logistics sectors at Jones Lang LaSalle company in Germany and Turkey head offices before he joined Cushman & Wakefield company. He worked as contractor with his own companies in construction contracting.
Tuğra Gönden is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of the board of directors of Strategy Platform for Real Estate (GİSP) . He is married and has two children.