Burak has over two-decade experience in finance, business and strategy development. His background covers Banking, Corporate finance, M&A, Asset and Investment Management, E-commerce.
During his stint with HSBC and TSKB (Industrial Development Bank of Turkey), he has worked closely with global financial institutions, particularly multilateral, viz. EBRD, EIB, World Bank, AFD, JBIC and Asian Development Bank. During this period, he executed over $20 bn USD of project financing of privatizations, M&A deals, and greenfield projects across industries.
After 2008, he has undertaken executive roles of financial management, project and corporate finance, strategy and business development in fields of Energy, Waste management, Automotive, Nanotechnology, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining across 26 countries, focusing on Turkey, the EU, The Balkans, UK, North America, and Africa.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Ankara University and an MBA from Galatasaray University and another MA Philosophy from the University of Gothenburg.