FAİK YAVUZ

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Faik Yavuz, who was born in 1953 in Şereflikoçhisar/Ankara, graduated from the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education of Gazi University. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ankara Commodity Exchange, Treasurer Member of TOBB Board of Directors, Vice Chairman of ICC, Member of TEPAV Board of Directors, and Member of TOBB ETÜ Board of Trustees.

 

CEVAHİR UZKURT

Member of the Board of Directors

Cevahir Uzkurt, who was born in Niğde at the year of 1973, graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of International Business Administration in 1995. He took master degree in İstanbul University Department of Social Policy 1997 and doctorate in Marmara University Department of Production Management and Marketing in 2002. Through his professional career, he was a research assistant in Kırıkkale University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in between the years of 1996 – 2002 and in Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in between the years of 2000 – 2003. Then, he became an associate professor in between the years of 2009 – 2011. Uzkurt, who was working as an associate professor in Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Management, became Professor Doctor in Kırıkkale University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Business Administration.

Uzkurt became the General Manager of Science and Technology in the Ministry of Industry and Technology in between the years of 2012 – 2015. Afterwards, he has been appointed as the Deputy of Undersecretariat in the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.

Since 2003, Uzkurt has been a councilor of Turkish Patent Institute. Since 2004, he has been a board member of TÜBİTAK Science Council and since 2015, he has been a board member of Energy Efficient Coordination Council. Also, many of his articles and books are published in the international journals.

 

İSMET GERGERLİ

Member of the Board of Directors and General Manager

He was born in Kahta, Adıyaman, in the year 1969. He graduated from the Department of International Relations of the Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara University in 1989. He studied for master degree in the Department of Sociology in Ankara University. He began his banking career in Pamukbank. He took charges in marketing and credit department in corporate branches. He acted as the Department Manager of Entrepreneur Credit. He acted in Halkbank as Head of Department of Craftsman Banking and Head of Department of Craftsman and Small Enterprises Banking, Head of Department SME Marketing and Head of Department of Training between the years 2005 and 2011. He carried out the duties in Halkbank as the 3rd Regional Coordinator in Ankara and 1st Regional Coordinator in İstanbul in the period of 2011-2015. He took charge as a Board Member in Credit Guarantee Fund in period of 2008-2011.

 

MUSTAFA DERYAL

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1956 in Burdur-Bucak, Mustafa Deryal has graduated from University in 1986 after he has completed primary and secondary education in Bucak.
Deryal, started to work as a wholesaler of construction paints in 1987, has been producing contruction and industrial paints with Kardelen Boya ve Kimya Sanayi since 1996.
He has been appointed as Board Member representing The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey in 43rd General Assembly of MPM (National Productivity Center. He has also appointed successively as Deputy Chairman in 44th, 45th and 46th General Assembly. Finally, he has been assigned as MPM Chairman.
In addition, he has been working as a sector representative at Ankara Chamber of Commerce Painting and Chemistry Committee for five terms. During this period, he was also a Member of the Assembly and Acting Chairman of ATO (Ankara Chamber of Commerce). He was elected as President of the Assembly at ATO elections held in 2018.

 

 

FARUK KULA

Member of the Board of Directors

Faruk Kula, born in Balıkesir on December 15, 1953, started his career after graduating from İzmir Private Turkish College and currently works as Chairman of the Board at Kula Yağ Emek Yem A.Ş.
He has been Chairman of the Board of Balıkesir Commodity Exchange since 1992.
He also served as TOBB Commodity Exchanges Council Member, TOBB Strategy Development High Council Member, Balıkesir Organized Industrial Zone Acting Chairman, Chairman of Balıkesir Egg Producers Association , Chairman of Balıkesir Higher Education Foundation, Vice Chairman of Ege Agricultural Products Licensed Warehouse Inc. (ELİDAŞ), Board Member of İstanbul World Trade Center,  Board Member of Balıkesir Province Promotion and Empowerment Foundation (BALGÜÇ), Supervisory Board Member of  Aegean Economic Development Foundation (EGEV) and Vice President of Balıkesirspor Kulübü.
He is married and has 3 children.

 

 

RECEP ALİ ERDOĞAN

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Istanbul on 01.07.1980, Recep Ali ERDOĞAN has graduated from Department of Public Administration at Anadolu University and consequtively he took master's degree in Business Administration.

In 2002, he started his career at KOSGEB Boğaziçi University Technology Development Directorate and resumed his duty as assistant specialist in the Budget and Performance Service of Strategy Development and Financial Services Department at KOSGEB from 2007 to 2010. He served as Legal Affairs Manager and In-Service Training Manager between 2010 and 2014.

From 2014 to 2016, he served as Head of Human Resources Department and Head of SME Finance Department at KOSGEB. He has been carrying out his duty as Vice Chairman of KOSGEB Administration since 09.06.2017.

He is also the President of the Association for the Cooperation and Solidarity Alliance for the Members of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development and Support and is a Board Member in Federation of School Sports.

He is married and father of two children.

 

 

MEHMET ALPER BATUR

Member of the Board of Directors

He graduated from the Department of Management of Çankaya University (scholarship student) in 2003 as the best student of the Department. He started his professional career as Assistant Specialist in Undersecretariat of Treasury of the republic of Turkey. He completed his Treasury Specialist thesis on “the place of Regional Financial Regulations (Asia Money Fund) on the International Financial Architecture”. He successfully completed his post-graduate study in the Management School of Berkeley Haas of the California University in 2012. Further to having worked as the Head of Department of Financial Sector Policies and Coordination for a period of about four years, he has been in charge as the Assistant General Manager since November 2016. At the same time, he assumes roles in the secretariats of Financial stability committee and Interest-free Finance Coordination Board. He is still continuing with his doctorate studies in the Field of Banking and Finance of Yıldırım Beyazıt University.

 

MİKAİL HIDIR

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Kepsut/Balıkesir, in the year 1979. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law in 2000. After briefly working as a lawyer, he began his banking career in Vakıfbank as a deputy inspector in 2003. After his role as an inspector, he served as Follow-up Team Directorate, Compliance and Legislation Monitoring, Credit Monitoring and Follow-up Office and Internal Control, respectively. He also served as the Deputy General Manager of Güneş Sigorta and Board Member at Vakifbank International AG-Vienna. He is currently working as an advisor in the Ministry of Treasury and Finance.

 

 

 

MURAT BİLGİÇ

Member of the Board of Directors

He was born in 1968 in Ankara. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sicences, department of International Relations,  Middle East Technical University in 1990. He completed his post-graduate study in the field of Money, Banking and Finance of the University of Birmingham. He started working as an assistant inspector intern at İşbank’s  Inspection Board  in 1990. He has been assigned as deputy manager to Corporate Loan Allocation Department in 1999, regional directorate in 2002 and division manager in 2008 in the same department.  He has been assigned as Deputy Genaral Manager in 25th March, 2016.

 

 

 

NERMİN GÜNEY

Member of the Board of Directors

She was born in Ankara, in the year 1977. She  graduated  from Economy of the Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara University in 1999. She started her banking career as a financial analyst at Kentbank in 2000 and she worked  various regional directorate  and branch marketing positions at the Bank. She worked at Anadolubank A.Ş. in the financial analysis department between the years 2002-2003. She joined Oyakbank in 2003 in the field of credits and continued to serve in various corporate loan allocation divisions under ING Bank since 2007, and she is currently serving as Deputy General Manager for Financial Risk Management.