Aslı Yurdanur is the Cultural Affairs Coordinator at the Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul since 2021. After graduation from the International Relations at Bilkent University in 2007, she worked as the Assistant Commercial Officer at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Istanbul. Between 2008 – 2020, she worked at the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV). She served as supervisor and coordinator for Sponsorship Programme (2008–2014) prior to her appointment as the Public and International Grants Manager. In 2015 she studied Art and Business (Global Art Market, Valuation, Emerging Market Trends) at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. She was an associate member of Live DMA (European network of music venues and festivals) between 2016 and 2020 on behalf of Turkey, representing Salon IKSV(multipurpose venue of İKSV). She is a member of the Institute for Sound and Music based in Berlin since 2019.