After studying at the Department of Physics at Bogaziçi University for two years, Sibel Ugur graduated from the Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling with a bachelor's degree.
Starting her career as a psychological counselor, Ugur continued her career in the field of Human Resources (HR) after three years. She received HR Management Certificate from Continuing Education Center at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in 1999. She served as HR Manager at Disbank from 2000 till 2005, HR Director at Fortis Bank from 2005 till 2011, and Wages and Fringe Benefits Director at TEB from 2011 till 2015. She undertook management of important projects in the field of human resources, and in particular, organizational development, performance management, remuneration and fringe benefits, and mergers and acquisitions. Continuing her career at SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S. as Remuneration and Fringe Benefits Coordinator, Remuneration and Fringe Benefits Director, respectively, since 2015, Ugur has assumed the position of Head of Human Resources at SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S. in 2019, respectively. Sibel Ugur has been serving as Chief Human Resources and Corporate Services since October 2020. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of KIPLAS, Member of the Board of Directors of SOCAR Turkey Ortak Hizmetleri Yonetim A.S., Member of the Board of Directors of Millenicom and Member of the Committee on Employment and Skilled Labor at YASED.