Dr. Basak Candemir is Analytical Services Product Manager with Elsevier’s Research Management division and was previously a Customer Consultant for Turkey, Middle East, Central Asia and Iran. Her particular experience is in combined quantitative/qualitative analysis and reporting, both for academic clients and government. She has experience in analysing large amount of publication, citation, macroeconomic and patent data from various sources and worked has extensive experience in conducting bibliometric research performance assessments at different levels. Prior to joining Elsevier, she worked as a Science and Innovation Officer at the British Consulate-General Istanbul, as part of the UK Foreign Office, and helped build bilateral relations in research and innovation. A graduate of Chemistry from Middle East Technical University, Basak holds a MA from Maastricht University on European Studies on Science, Society and Technology and most recently a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from University of Sussex.