After her education at İzmir American College and METU, Tuğba Balıklı started her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young and established BALIKLI Audit I Advisory with her experiences she gained in international and national companies.
Having a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate, Capital Markets Board (CMB) Independent Audit, Credit Rating and Corporate Governance licenses, Balıklı has a wide reaching industry experience, especially in International Financial Reporting Standards. (IFRS), Independent Audit and Capital Markets Board (CMB).
Tuğba Balıklı has carried out audit and financial reporting projects in the USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, UK, Ireland, Spain, Israel, Italy, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Romania and Greece.
She serves as a state agent in the European Federation of Accountants (Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens - FEE) on behalf of Turkey since 2006 and presents periodic reports on the developments in auditing and accounting subjects in Turkey
She provides training for the executives in the fields of comprehensive International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Independent Audit and Mergers through BALIKLI Academy. As of this year, she was elected to the Women's Movement in the Management Boards initiated by the European Business Schools / Women in Management Boards - Special Task Group.