Semiha Yaşar received her BSc and MSc degree and Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Starting her professional life in 1984 at Aselsan as Mechanical Design Engineer, she served as a consultant at Republic of Turkey, Ministry of State (1987-1990). Joining FNSS (FNSS Defense Systems) at 1990 as a Senior Engineer, Ms. Yaşar served as Engineering and R&D Supervisor (1994-2007), Project Manager (2007-2009), Development Programs Director (2009-2014) and Product Engineering and R&D Director (2014-2015). She held Vice President position at BMC Otomotiv between 2016-2018. Ms. Yaşar founded Sempro Consultancy and Engineering in 2015 and continues to hold her position.