Ayşe Uyduranoğlu received her B.A. degree in Public Finance from Istanbul University and her PhD degree in Economics from Exeter University in 1991 and 2000 respectively. She was a visiting researcher at Exeter University Tax Research Centre between 2016-2017. She currently works as an associate professor in the Economics Department and is the director of the Research Centre for Environmental Studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her interest areas are climate change, carbon tax and emission trading, sustainable energy and transport policies.