Murat Çetinkaya was born in Ankara in 1970. He graduated from TED Ankara College in 1988, and earned his BS degree from the Middle East Technical University, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering in 1992. He completed T.C. Ziraat Bankası AŞ Banking School in 1993 and earned an MA degree from Marmara University Banking and Insurance Institute, Banking Department in 2001. He started his career with T.C. Ziraat Bankası A.Ş. Fund Management Department, and continued as Treasury Department Assistant Manager at Tekstilbank A.Ş. and Treasury Manager at Diler Yatırım Bankası A.Ş. Çetinkaya was appointed as the CEO of Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş. in August 2010 and was a Board member of Halk Portföy Yönetimi AŞ (portfolio management company) from its establishment until April 2013. He was a Board member of Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş. from this date until June 2017. With regard to sector representation, he was Deputy Chairman of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Capital Markets Sector Assembly between 2013 and 2016, and Member and Chairman of Borsa İstanbul Disciplinary Committee between 2014 and 2016. Çetinkaya was the Chairman of the Capital Markets Professionals Association (EFFAS Türkiye) between 2013 and June 2017, and Board Member of the Turkish Capital Markets Association between May 2016 and June 2017. He was appointed as Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. CEO and Chairman of Takasbank A.Ş. on June 8, 2017.
Deputy Chairperson, Independent Member
Metin Kıratlı was born in Ereğli in 1969, he completed his high school education in Ereğli Cumhuriyet High School and his undergraduate education in 1990 at Ankara University Faculty of Law. He received his master's degree in 2015 from Istanbul Commerce University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Private Law. Between 1994 and 1998 he served as Judge in Ulaş (Sivas), between 1998 and 2000 he served as Judge in Çaldıran, between 2000 and 2003 he served as Judge in Yalvaç, between 2003 and 2004 he served as Judge in Manavgat, between 2004 and 2008 he served as Investigation Judge at Ministry of Justice General Directorate of Penal Affairs, between 2008 and 2011 he served as Head of Department at Ministry of Justice General Directorate of Penal Affairs, between 2011 and 2012 he served as Executive Vice President at Ministry of Justice General Directorate of Penal Affairs, between 2012 and 2014 he served as General Manager at Ministry of Justice General Directorate of Penal Affairs, between 2014 and July of 2018 he served as Assistant Secretariat General of the Presidency. He has been serving as Head of the Administrative Affairs of the Presidency. Kıratlı has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Takasbank since September 12, 2018.
Seyit Ahmet IŞKIN
Seyit Ahmet Işkın was born in Sivas in 1973. He received his Bachelor’s degree Istanbul University in Faculty of Political Science and his Master’s Degree in Marmara University, Institute of Banking and Insurance. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration at Haliç University, Institute of Social Sciences. He served as Assistant Secretary General of a non-governmental organization between 1996 and 1999. Between 1996 and 2007, he served as Member of inspection and audit units at various banking, financial leasing and capital markets institutions. He served as Chairman of Supervisory Board and Vice President of Exchange at Borsa Istanbul A.Ş. between 2008 and 2013 at Istanbul Gold Exchange. He was assigned the merging of three stock exchanges (İstanbul Stock Exchange, İstanbul Gold Exchange and İzmir Futures and Options Exhange) and he served as board member and president of supervisory board at Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. between 2013 and 2017. Between 2013 and 2017, he served as board member at Ege Licensed Warehoues and İstanbul Gold Exchange. He served as board member at Central Registry Agency between 2014 and 2016. He serves as principal clerk at Prime Ministry. He was chosen as board member and supervisory board member at Takasbank in 9 June 2017. He was married with two children.
She was born in İstanbul in 1957. She received her High school degree in Behçet Kemal Çağlar and she received Bachelor’s degree in Faculty of Economics at Ankara University. She received her Master’s degree in Statistics at Marmara University and Personnel management at İstanbul University. She received her doctorate degree in Money and Banking at İstanbul University. She served as research assistant at İstanbul University, Institute of Atatürk’s Principles and Reforms. She was the faculty member at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Economics, Head of the department of Economic History, and co-head of department of Economics. She served as consultant at İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality and board member at Central Registry Agency. Also, she was the 22th term Parliamentarian of İstanbul. She was married with two children.
Münevver Çetin was born in İstanbul in 1960. She received her Bachelor’s degree Ankara University in 1982 and her Master’s degree at the same university in 1985. She received her doctorate degree at İstanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences. She has been working at Marmara University since 1985. She received the title that is Associate professor in 1998 and Professor in 2006.
Between 2014 and 2016, she served as the Adviser to the President at the Disaster and Emergency Management Department. She was chosen as board member at Takasbank in 9 June 2017.
Ekrem Kerem KORUR
After graduating from Galatasaray High School, Economics Department of Economics Faculty of Istanbul University and Economics Institute of the University of Colorado respectively, Korur graduated from Hak Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş (the change of title in 2012: Phillip Capital Menkul Değerler A.Ş. ), respectively, as investment specialist, assistant general manager and general manager. Ekrem Kerem Korur currently serves as the General Manager and Vice Chairman of Phillip Capital Menkul Değerler A.Ş. and Phillip Insurance and Reinsurance Brokerage Inc. as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Korur has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Takasbank since September 12, 2018.
After graduating from Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics, Gülsevin Çipli began her career in 1984 in Documentary Credits Department of American Express Bank, Istanbul main branch, and became Deputy Manager in the Capital Markets Group in 1987. She assumed responsibility for the Corporate Finance and Brokerage divisions with specific focus on IPO’s, trading, sales and investment advisory. In 1989, she served as Deputy Manager in the Treasury Department of Koç Amerikan Bank A.Ş. and as the head of the Foreign Exchange, Money Markets and Fixed Income Securities desks, respectively. She was also responsible for the investment strategy and asset allocation for high net worth clients, foundations and endowments. She continued her career in retail and private banking and held several executive positions from 1994 to 2003. She became Group Head of Sales of Private Banking and Wealth Management at Koçbank A.Ş. in 2003. Following the Koçbank/Yapı Kredi merger in 2006, Gülsevin Yılmaz assumed responsibility for the sales management of private banking clients in the Private Banking and Wealth Management Unit supporting 250 private bankers nationwide.
In April 2009, she was appointed CEO of Yapı Kredi Asset Management and a Board Member by April 2010. As of May 2013, she is continuing CEO at Yapı Kredi Yatırım Menkul Degerler A.Ş and a Board Member.She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Capital Markets Association. Çipli has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Takasbank since September 12, 2018.
He was born in 1975 in Eskişehir and he was married with two children. After graduating from Eskişehir Anatolian High School, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Business Administration and Galatasaray University Institute of Social Sciences Department of Financial Economics, respectively, Ayvacı graduated from T. İş Bankası A.Ş. He started as a Inspector in the Board of Inspectors. T. İş Bankası A.Ş. He worked as a manager and department manager at the Capital Markets Department. Beginning from 2016, T. İş Bankası A.Ş. He has been serving as the Division Manager in the Capital Markets Department. Ayvacı has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Takasbank since September 12, 2018.
CEO/Member of the Board
Mahmut Kayacık was born in Muğla in 1976. He graduated from Kartal Anatolian İmam Hatip High School with a high ranking. He then, received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relatons at Boğaziçi University in 1999. He received his Master's degree in International Economics from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Marmara University with his thesis titled " Options Market and the Utilization of Options Market for Hedging Purposes" in 2002. Mahmut Kayacık began his professional career as financial analyst at Taç Mutual Trust Inc. between 1999-2002. Beginning from 2003, Mahmut Kayacık held posts in fund-portfolio management and corporate finance regarding capital markets under the umbrella of Yıldız Holding and he leaded many important initial public offerings as well as merger and acquisition operations. In this process, Mahmut Kayacık served as Coordinator and General Manager in real estate mutual trust and business administration firms. Mahmut Kayacık was appointed as Takasbank CEO and Board Member in April 2016. Also Mahmut Kayacık is serving as Board Member at Agean Agricultural Products Licenced Warehousing Inc. (Ege Tarım Ürünleri Lisanslı Depoculuk A.Ş.-ELİDAŞ) being the first licenced cotton warehouse. He is married with three children.