After graduating from Surrey University, UK, in 2010, Pelin Akın Özalp started her career in the Deutsche Bank. Following her return to Turkey, she attended the MT Program of TAV Airports Holdings. Later moving on to the parent company, she has been serving as a Board Member in Akfen Holding as of 2012.

She is an active member of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors at TİKAV (Turkish Human Resources Education and Health Foundation) and Vice President of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award-Türkiye National Committee. She is also Chairwoman at the Advisory Board of the Contemporary Turkish Studies Chair founded in London School of Economics since 2010.

 he has been serving in DEİK(Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey) as a Board Member in Spanish, British and US Business Councils. She is also a Board Member of Turkish Tourism Investors Association (TTYD), Turkey Business Women's Association (TIKAD), the Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA) and American Turkish Society (ATS) Boards at the moment.

Previously, her experience entails different Board Memberships in various networks such as Association of Family Businesses (TAİDER) and Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) Young Entrepreneurs Advisory Councils, Association of Women in Board of Directors (YKKD). She was elected as the youngest deputy board member in TUSIAD in 2014.

Currently serving as Board Member of Akfen Holding, and Board of Directors Member of Akfen Renewable Energy, Akfen REIT, Istanbul Sea Buses (İDO) and Travelex.

She has enjoyed her YPO network from 2013-2020.

Mr. Sertac F. Karaağoğlu, who started his professional carrier as assistant portfolio manager at Toprakbank in 1996, and worked  at Kentbank between the years of 2000-2001, then continued his carrier in Fortis Bank (Dışbank) in March 2001. He served duties at various managerial positions as Portfolio Manager, Branch Manager, SME Banking  Director of Anatolian Region, Regional Director for East Mediterranean Region and Director Responsible for Credits up to the year of 2011 in their respective orders. Mr. Karaağaoğlu, who continued his professional career as the Credits Director at TEB BNP Paribas between 2011-2012, worked as the Listing and Private Market Group Didector at Borsa Istanbul in the fields of Corporate Finance (public offerings, bond issuances and m&a businesses) between 2012-2016. Mr. Sertac Karaağaoğlu, who graduated from tpe Political Sciences and Public Management of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of the Middle-East Technical University (ODTÜ), completed his master degree course in 2015 on Business Management in Maltepe University.

 

After graduating from the German High School, Istanbul and Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture; Cüneyt Baltaoğlu began his professional career in 1994 working at the construction of a hotel project in Tyumen, Russia for Gama Construction. Having involved in real estate development/investment projects at Koray-Enka JV between 1995-1998 in Moscow and further at Koray Construction in Istanbul. Baltaoğlu studied at the Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University between 1999 and 2001 and received his MBA degree. He subsequently worked as the Managing Director of Lycos-Europe of Bertelsmann Group in Moscow, Russia and has been working as the Coordinator of Akfen Real Estate Investment Trust’s investment projects in the Russian Federation since 2007.

Memduh Okyay Turan graduated from Bilkent University, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management in 1993. He began his professional career at Antalya Club Hotel Sera City & Resort and also at Antalya Dedeman Convention Center. He holds a Tourism Agencies Information Certificate granted by the Ministry of Tourism. Mr. Turan held managerial positions at the Front Office and Sales & Marketing Departments of Mega Residence Hotel and has served as the General Manager of St. Paul Tourism & Travel Agency and of the Mersin Hotel Chain Group. In addition, Mr. Turan served as General Coordinator at City Residence and at Kuşadası Mersin Beach Resort, both of which belong to the same group. Mr. Turan joined Akfen Group in June 2005 and has served as Deputy General Manager of Operations at Akfen REIT since 2008.

Yusuf Anıl was graduated from the School of Economics of Anadolu University in 1994 and began his professional career in 1988. After completing his military duty in 1995, he worked as the Accounting and Financial Affairs Manager at Tam Group from 1996 until 2000. Between 2000 and 2004, he opened his own Independent Accounting and Financial Advising office. He worked as the Accounting Manager Borusan Telekom and other technology companies of Borusan Holding from 2004 until 2007. He had worked as the Accounting Manager of Akfen Real Estate Investment Trust since February 2008 and Anıl has been working as Deputy General Manager since 2018. He received his independent accountant and financial advisor certificate in 2001 and Independent Auditor certificate of Public Oversight Authority. 

Senior Management
PELİN AKIN ÖZALP
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PELİN AKIN ÖZALP
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
SERTAÇ KARAAĞAOĞLU
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SERTAÇ KARAAĞAOĞLU
General Manager
CÜNEYT BALTAOĞLU
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CÜNEYT BALTAOĞLU
Coordinator of Projects in Russia
 MEMDUH OKYAY TURAN
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MEMDUH OKYAY TURAN
Deputy General Manager - Operations
YUSUF ANIL
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YUSUF ANIL
Deputy General Manager - Financial Affairs
ASLI CANAN ÖCAL
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ASLI CANAN ÖCAL
Accounting Manager
AYŞEGÜL YILMAZ
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AYŞEGÜL YILMAZ
Investor Relations Manager and Finance Specialist