“Since over the 26 years, Plato has been completed a wide range of national and international projects from master plans to bridge crossing plans.”

PLATO Planning LLC. was founded By Ms. Arzu Sert on January, 1990 in Ankara, Turkey. The Company serves in subjects including city planning, urban design, modelling, plan digitalisation and technical counselling.


More than 26 years, PLATO has been completed a wide range of projects from urban design scale (1/100,1/200) to master plan level (1/50.000, 1/100,00) both national and international field. The Company serves in subjects including city and regional planning, urban design, modelling, plan digitalisation and technical counselling. The company also gives technical assistance to international partners.

TEAM
PLATO team members use their experience and energy to complete projects in time.
ARZU SERT, PHD
FOUNDER
Ms. Arzu Sert, founder of Plato, born in Rize-Turkey in 1965. Ms. Sert studied City and Regional Planning in the Middle East Technical University (METU) and had her master’s degree in 1996 in the same department. Ms. Sert is still conducting her doctoral research in the same department while she has also been working as a part time instructor in the department of City and Regional Planning in the Gazi University since 2010.
BEDRIHAN BAYKAN
CITY PLANNER
He was born in Hopa in 1986. He was graduated from Karadeniz Technical University, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2010. He is studying his master’s degree in İstanbul Technical University as an Transportation Engineering. Urban areas, preservation areas, industrial areas and bicyle roads are his specialities.
GÜLNİHAL DOĞRU
CITY PLANNER
She was born in Tokat in 1991. She was graduated from Gazi University Department of City and Regional Planning in 2014. She has started her career in Plato Planning as an Urban Planner.
ASENA ERDEM
CITY PLANNER, MS
Born in 1988 in Ankara. Completed primary, secondary and high school in Ankara. Graduated from Middle East Technical University in 2011 with a BA in City and Regional Planning. Received her MSc degree in International Business in 2013, Brunel University, London. Still studying for her second master degree in the department of Regional Planning at METU. Have been working in our company since 2011.
ERKAN KERTI
URBAN DESIGNER
Born in Ankara, Turkey. He took his bachelor's and master degree in ODTU and now he continues his PhD education at the same faculty. He is an expert designing user interfaces and conceptualising urban design projects.
SENOL WHALEY, PHD
PROJECT MANAGER
Senol Whaley holds a dual Master's degree in Project Management and International Business from St. Mary's University of MN. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in City and Regional Planning. He has performed construction and logistics management functions with the US Army for 10 years as an engineer officer where he specialized in needs assessment, resource planning, operations synchronization and TQM.