Board of Directors

Dr. Raci KayaChairman of the Board

November 2020
Chairman of the Board, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2016
Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Treasury and Finance
2018 - 2019
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vakıfbank
2016 - 2018
Member of the Board, Turk Eximbank
2016 - 2018
G20 Finance Deputy for Turkey
2016 - 2018
Alternate Governor and Executive Director for Turkey for several international development banks, including the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, and African Development Bank, among others
2015-2016
Deputy Director General, Treasury Management and International Banking Department, Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş.
2007 - 2014
Deputy Director General, Aktif Yatırım Bankası
1990 - 2007
Various management positions in state-owned and private banks in Turkey
2013
Marmara University, Ph.D. (Economics)
1996
Hacettepe University, M.A. (Economics)
1989
Middle East Technical University, B.Sc. (Public Administration)

İbrahim Halil ÖztopCEO and Board Member

April 2021
Vice Chairman of Merkezi Kayıt İstanbul A.Ş. (MKK), representing Turkish Capital Markets Association
September 2020
Vice Chairman, Turkish Capital Markets Association
June 2020
Member of The Board of Directors, Banks Association of Turkey
December 2018
Board Member and CEO, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
October 2018
Chairman and CEO, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2011 - 2018
Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance, Garanti Securities
2006 - 2010
Managing Director, The Ottoman Fund, (Real Estate Fund)
2002 - 2006
Head of Investment Banking, Industrial Development Bank of Turkey
1999 - 2001
Head of Project Finance and Investment Banking, KORFEZBANK
1995 - 1999
Vice President, Corporate Finance, Industrial Development Bank of Turkey
1996
Bilkent University, Master of Business Administration
1991
M.E.T.U, Faculty of Engineering, Industrial Engineer

Salim Can KaraşıklıIndependent Board Member | Chairman of the Remuneration Committee | Member of Corporate Governance Committee

December 2018
Member of Board, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
October 2018
Member of Board, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2018
Member of Board, Development Bank of Turkey
2018
Member of Board, Çemtaş
2014
Member of Board, Marshall Boya
2009
Member of Board, Baylas Otomotiv A.Ş.
2004 - 2006
Member of Board, Bank Pozitif
2001
Lecturer, (MBA), İstanbul Bilgi University
1999 - 2004
General Director, CBank
1994 - 1999
General Director, Toprak Leasing
1994 - 1999
General Director of Toprak Faktoring
1989
Boğaziçi University, Department of Business Administration

Dr. Turgay GeçerIndependent Board Member | Chairman of the Audit Committee

2019 -
Present Board Member, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2018 -
Present Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Sehir University
2011 - 2015
Project Manager, Advisor to the CEO, The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (Belbim Co. Inc.)
2010 - 2018
Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University
2007 - 2009
Deputy General Director, Member of Audit Committee, Aktif Bank
2002 - 2007
Head of Risk Management Group, Ziraat Bank, Head Office
2001 - 2005
Head Office, Head of Risk Management, Family Finance Corporation
1997 - 2001
Finance Coordinator, Orion Asia Group of Companies
1991 - 1997
Project Manager, II. Manager, Albaraka Turk Participation Bank
2000
Marmara University, Institute of Banking and Insurance – PhD
1995
Marmara University, Institute of Banking and Insurance – Master Degree
1991
İstanbul University, Department of Business Administration

Murat ZamanVice Chairman of the Board | Member of the Remuneration Committee

2019 
Board Member, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2019
General Director, General Directorate of Financial Markets and Exchange
2019
Vice General Manager (CFO), Halk Invest
2012 - 2019
Vice General Manager (CIO), Halkı Asset Management
2011 - 2012
Vice general Manager, EVG Securities
2002 – 2010
Head of Equity Desk, Ak Asset Management
2000 - 2002
Trading and Sales, Karon Securities
1999 - 2000
Trader, Riva Securities
1998 - 1999
Trader, EVG Securities
2017
Marmara University, PhD Candidate and Lecturer of Institute of Banking and Insurance
1998 - 2006
Marmara University, Capital Market and Stock Exchange, Graduate Program
1993 - 1997
Istanbul University, Department of Public Administration

Abdullah BayazıtIndependent Board Member | Member of Audit Committee

July 2020
Member of Board, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2019
Director General, General Directorate of Public Finance, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Treasury and Finance
2017-2019
Head of Department, General Directorate of Public Finance, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Treasury and Finance
2007-2017
Junior / Senior Expert, General Directorate of Public Finance, Republic of Ministry of Treasury and Finance
2005-2007
Junior Expert, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Promotion
2017
Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Department of Economics, PhD Candidate
2015
USA, Brandeis University, International Economics and Finance, Graduate
2005
Hacettepe University, Department of Economics, Undergraduate

Erdal ErdemIndependent Board Member | Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee | Member of Audit Committee

July 2020
Board Member, Development and Investment Bank of Turkey
2019 - 2020
CEO, Şekerbank
2017 - 2019
Deputy General Manager, Şekerbank SME Banking
2014 - 2017
Chairman of the Board, Halk Factoring
2014 - 2017
Marketing Deputy General Manager, Halkbank SME Banking
2012 -2014
Board Member and Credit Committee Member, Ziraat Bank
1996 - 2011
Deputy General Manager, Participation Banks
1995 - 1996
Faisal Finance
1993
Afyon Kocatepe University Finance, Undergraduate and Beykent University, Graduate