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.



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.



Member of the Board of Directors and General Manager

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.



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.




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.




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.




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.




Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Samsun, in the year 1971, graduated from Erciyes University Faculty of Economics. In 1998, he started his career as assistant specialist in Pamukbank. Later, he served as credit and project evaluation manager in Halkbank. Between 2010 and 2012, he continued as Kayseri Commercial Branch Manager. In 2012 he became the Entrepreneurship Credit Allocation & Management Division Head at Ziraatbank. In 2016 he was appointed as Regional Coordinator at the same bank. On the 18th of July, 2017 he was assigned as the Deputy General Manager for the Marketing Department at Ziraat Participation Bank.




Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1975, He holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Boğaziçi University from Faculty of Engineering and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Michigan University.

He worked as a Business Development Engineer, Project Engineer and Project Manager in different projects in the USA. He started working at McKinsey&Company in Istanbul in 2002, and has been consulting for the leading financial institutions in Turkey and the world on strategies, marketing and mergers. In 2008, he started working as the Group Manager in charge of Housing and Consumer Loans at Finansbank A.Ş.

He was appointed as the Retail Marketing Coordinator as of February 2010 and as the Deputy General Manager of Retail Banking as of May 2011. Following his different responsibilities, Erkin Aydın serves as Deputy General Manager of Retail and SME Banking as of September 2017.




Member of the Board of Directors

Who was graduated from Middle East Technical University Faculty of Economics, started his Banking career as Corporate Portfolio Manager at Pamukbank in 1995. In 1997, he worked as Bursa Regional Manager at Yapı Kredi Finansal Kiralama Anonim Şirketi. In 1998,  he started working at Citibank as the head of Corporate and Commercial Banking Sales Department. In 2008, he was appointed as Senior Branch Manager at HSBC.  

After serving as the Division Manager at Albaraka Türk Corporate Marketing Department in 2012, Aksu was appointed as the Deputy General Manager responsible for credit risk in 2017 and was the General Manager of Türkiye Emlak Katılım Bank since September 3, 2018.