Deniz Usman is an experienced consultant and an entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in project management in EU and USAID funded projects. Mr Usman serves as the General Manager of the first and only professional public bicycle sharing company in the TCc. Deniz and his team are avid supporters of a cleaner environment and healthier living initiatives for the improvement of TCc. Deniz has been working as a Local Venue Support and a Digital Stage Manager for the TCc missions since 2014, providing support for missions including environmental and social impact. Previously, he has worked as the Events Coordinator for the EU funded Cyprus Island Development NGO platform, working with both TCc representatives and the RoC counterparts as necessary. He was instrumental in the development of strategies to provide demand-driven programs and services as part of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Shopkeepers and Artisans, working to develop and strengthen communication channels between the chamber and its registered members. He has served as the program officer for a USAID funded project and was responsible for identifying local experts, identifying partner organizations and supervising local service providers. Deniz holds a BA in Business and Information Technology from the University of East London.