Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial Law, Capital Markets, Project Finance, Public Private Partnerships, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Media Law, Personal Data Protection, Contracts
University of Westminster, Faculty of Law LL.M. in International Commercial Law,
Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law, LL.M. in Law of Economics
Ankara University Faculty of Law; LL.B.
Fields of Practice
Energy, Infrastructure & Construction, Corporate and Commercial Law, IT & Communications, Public Private Partnerships, Project Finance, Real Estate, Personal Data Protection, Arbitration & Mediation, Contracts
Boğaziçi University, Business Administration and Political Sciences; BS
Being the former CEO of Garanti Insurance and Garanti Life&Pension companies and the former Secretary General of Association of The Insurance Reinsurance and Pension Fund Companies of Turkey, Mr. Tunçay has significant experience in insurance sector. Mr. Tunçay also served as a Member of Executive Board of Turkish Motor Insurers’ Bureau, Turkish Insurance Institute Foundation, Insurance Information and Monitoring Center, Insurance Arbitration Commission, Turkish Catastrophic Insurance Pool / DASK, Insurance Europe.
Boston University, Metropolitan College; MSC in Financial Economics
Marmara University, Faculty of Business Administration; BA
Tolga Büyükdeğirmenci has an extensive expertise in Turkish tax system and international tax. He was appointed as a Revenue Controller in Republic of Turkey Ministry of Finance and authorized as a Senior Tax Inspector. He also worked for Deloitte Istanbul with focus in business tax and international tax. Throughout his career Mr Büyükdeğirmenci was mostly involved in Corporate Tax Return Certification, and Tax Advisory Services. He is a Sworn-in Certified Public Accountant and holds a Public Oversight Authority of Turkey Independent Auditor’s License.
Marmara University, Istanbul; BSc – Business Administration
Following conducting executive duties in commercial and investment banking both in Turkey and abroad in significant institutions of the banking sector such as Pamukbank (merged with Halkbank) and TSKB, he served as Investment Promotion Vice President on Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency (now known as Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Investment Office) to promote Turkey's investment environment in different places of the world. Most recently, he held various positions at Türkerler Holding and conducted all of the project finance and merger and acquisition projects of the company for the past 10 years.Currently, he serves as the Advisor to the Chairman in Türkerler Holding and Advisor (Business Development) in Turkrating.
Iowa State University Ames, IA; MBA (concentration finance/marketing)
Middle East Technical University Economics; LL.B.
Gaye Goker has started her career as an analyst in the Research Department of Turk Eximbank and worked in the Global Securities USA Corporate Sales Department as of 1998 and served as the company's Finance Director until 2007. In the same year, she was appointed as the General Manager of Global Securities USA and hold the position until 2009. Afterwards, she returned to Turkey and served as Board Member on Global Menkul Degerler A.S.. Fernandez is now the Chairman of the Board of Global MD Portfolio Management. Currently, she is Chairman of Board of Global MD Portfoy Yonetimi A.S.