Gurkan has 12 years experience in the customs and freight forwarding industry and in his current role, is the supervisor of a customs clearance team at DHL Global Forwarding.

He leads a team dedicated to servicing one of the company’s largest corporate accounts, responsible for the processing of import and export formalities.

Gurkan graduated with a Bachelor of Business (International Trade) from Victoria University and holds a current Commonwealth Customs Brokers Licence and is also accredited with the Department of Agriculture. He is the co-founder of an e-commerce baby retail business.

He feels passionately about community development with a focus on youth. He is a committee member of the Cypriot Turkish Islamic Community. The son of Turkish/Albanian migrants, Gurkan was born and lives in Melbourne. He is married with a young family.

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