Melis Kahya is a Principal at General Atlantic and currently leads the firm’s Retail & Consumer investments in EMEA, in addition to focusing on investments in Turkey. Melis serves on the board of Joe & The Juice. She has also been involved in the firm’s investment in EN Engineering.
Before joining General Atlantic in New York in 2015, Melis was a Vice President at TSG Consumer Partners, where she focused on investments in the Retail and Consumer sectors. Previously, she was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan, concentrating on the Consumer and Retail sectors.
Ms. Kahya holds a B.S. from Yale University where she double majored in Electrical Engineering and Economics and graduated with distinction. She also earned an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.