Gökmen Ataş joined ICMPD in March, 2021. He has been managing 6th component of ENHANCER project which is job creation grant programs targeting SMEs and cooperatives in Turkey. He has extensive experience in grants, SMEs, cooperetives, small business consultancy, private sector development, financial management and accounting. He has a masters’ degree in public management and governance from London School of Economics and a bachelors’ degree in business administration from Middle East Technical University.