FYP’s founder, Füsun Yilmaz-Phillipson, has advocated these principles throughout her 20 years’ experience of providing property development services to the real estate sector in Turkey and the region, and has built up a substantial portfolio of clients, partners, brands and projects in Istanbul, Turkey and abroad.
Co-founder Tony Phillipson started his career in London with the international firm of TRIAD architects.planners. He then joined the Mannai Investment Company as Development Director, in charge of a wide range of projects worldwide, and later formed his own development consultancy specialising in Turkey and the Caucasus.
He took a lengthy sabbatical in 2001 – 2008 to join the Rahmi M. Koç Museum in Istanbul as Director. In 2008 he returned to the real estate sector, initially as CEO of a major property company in Tbilisi, Georgia, and latterly as a partner in FYP.