Pelin is currently working at BBVA Research as an economist and she is responsible for implementing Big Data analysis on economic, social and geopolitical issues, as well as quantitative analysis & macroeconomic modelling. Prior to this position, she has worked as an associate consultant at Simon Kucher & Partners.
She holds a degree in Economics (High Honours) from Boğaziçi University,Istanbul. She has worked as a consulting intern at Deloitte and involved with British Chambers of Commerce during her studies at Bogazici. During her college studies, Pelin also spent winter and spring quarters abroad at University of California San Diego. During her studies abroad in California, Pelin has worked as an intern in a fintech startup PE Global Partners, involved with Lumnus Consulting and worked as a volunteer at San Diego World Affairs Council.