UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
Ibrahim Vedat Kunt
First Name Ibrahim Vedat
Last Name Kunt
Institution/Company VEGO CONSULTING LTD. CO.
Country of Residence   Turkey
City of Residence IZMIR
Phone +90 532 2119363
Website www.vego.com.tr
E-mail v.kunt@vego.com.tr
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Founding and Managing Partner of VEGO Consulting Izmir,
Turkey since 2007 , specialised in;
Consulting Enterprises in Strategic Management, Export ,
Marketing, Branding, Supply Chain Management, Innovation.
Consulting and Training in Donor Funded Projects, on
Cluster Development, Entrepreneurship, Export Development,
Innovation Management

Between 2003-2006, worked as the Director of EU-Turkey
Business Center in Izmir-Turkey, designed and developed
several cluster and export consortia projects.

Worked for UNIDO Cluster Development projects between 2010-
2016 in Turkey and Montenegro and Plastic & Chemicals Sector
Development project in Kuwait.

Worked as Key Expert for EU funded Cluster Development
Project in Turkey, established Cluster Info Spots in 5 provinces
and designed and developed 12 clusters. Supported the Turkish
Ministry of Economy for Cluster Policies.

Part Time Lecturer at İzmir University of Economics, İzmir-Turkey
at Graduate and Post Graduate Classes for "Strategic
Management and Business Policies"

In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?

In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Montenegro, Turkey, Kuwait
Experience in the following areas ...
Cluster twinning x
CSR in a cluster context x
Innovation in a cluster context x
Cluster based finance schemes x
Export Consortia development x
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects x
Gender issues a cluster context x
Poverty alleviation through CD x
Development of BDS in a cluster context x
Energy efficiency in clusters x
Cluster policy advisory x

worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
# none
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Manufacturing of food products
Manufacturing of beverages
Manufacturing of textiles
Manufacturing of wood products and/or furniture
Manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products
Manufacturing of rubber and plastics products
Manufacturing of basic metals and metal products
Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Manufacturing of other