Elif Egeli Nisanci is a Project Development Director of BLG. Prior to joining BLG, Mrs. Nisanci set up the Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels' Istanbul office in 2007 as Senior Vice President and oversaw JLLH's full range of services in Turkey; advisory, financing, operator search, management contract negotiation, asset management, transaction, valuations and research. Before joining JLLH, Mrs. Nisanci was in charge of developing the Swissotel Krasnye Holmy (Moscow), as the owner's representative. Mrs. Nisanci also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York for the Hospitality and Leisure department and as Front Office Supervisor at the Plaza Hotel in New York.
Mrs. Nisanci holds a Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (USA) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University (USA).