Tayfun Özkan



Curriculum Vitae

He was born in Trabzon in 1973. After graduating from Trabzon Anatolia High School, he received his bachelor of science degree in Management Engineering at ITU and Master’s degree in Banking from Marmara University Banking and Insurance Instıtute. He currently continues his doctorate studies in Finance and Accounting at Bahçeşehir University.

In addition to various units of the bank, he inspected domestic and foreign participations of the bank as an inspector at Garanti Bank Inspection Board between 1995 and 2002. He established an asset manager company and off-shore investment fund for Doğuş Group in London between 2002 and 2004. He established and managed the compliance department at Luxembourg Branch of Garanti Bank between 2004 and 2008. In this scope, he gained experience in the first project and acquisition financing in Turkey.

He returned Turkey in 2008 and established Project and Purchasing Financing Operation Department at Garanti Bank. As an investments director, he managed important acquisition transactions of Gözde Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. where he collected non-food operations of Yıldız Holding, between 2011 and 2015. He started working at Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bank A.Ş. for a protfolio management institution in 2015 and continues to work as the founding General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors at KT Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş.

In addition to SPK Level 3, Derivative Financial Instruments, Corporate Governance and Real Estate Appraisal licenses, he has Chartered Internal Auditor certificate. He is a member of Trabzon Anatolia High School Alumni Association, Hamilik Okulu Fund, CFA Institute and CFA Society Istanbul.

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