Suay Aksoy is President of ICOM for a second mandate. Prior to this she served as Chair of ICOM Advisory Council and Chair of International Committee for City Museums, CAMOC.
Aksoy has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Museum Management and Cultural Heritage in Istanbul.
She headed museum projects at the History Foundation of Turkey where she later served as Board member and Vice-President.
As Director of Cultural Heritage and Museums at the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency she developed and led capital projects on the rehabilitation of museums in Turkey.
Aksoy has a BA in Economics, an MA in Political Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies.