Gokce has seven-year-long practical and academic experience in the field of oil and gas law, energy law, public international law, natural resources law and dispute resolution. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Extractives Resource Hub at the CEPMLP since March 2016. This is a multi-£m, UK funded project, jointly led by the CEPLMP and Adam Smith International based in London. It aims to support natural resources-rich developing nations from Africa and Asia to make informed decisions regarding extractives (mining and petroleum) sector development.
She is due to complete her PhD in 2017 as Association of International Petroleum Negotiators Scholar at the CEPMLP, University of Dundee. She also held a visiting doctoral researcher post at the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute of Queen Mary University of London in 2016. Her research examines EU internal gas market legislation, assessing its potential to attract investment into the energy infrastructure. Gokce is selected as a Future Energy Leader (FEL100) by the World Energy Council. She is also Section Editor of the Encyclopaedia of Mineral and Energy Policy, Springer.