Born in 1969, Ömer Mert graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department at ITU, he received an MA degree in the Engineering Management program at the same university. In 1993, he embarked upon his career in the insurance industry,working for various companies. Following that, between 2003 and 2005, he worked at Fortis Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş.; and between 2005 and 2012, at Garanti Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş. as Assistant General Manager. He served as General Manager and Board Member at Fiba Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş. between 2012 and 2017. Since January 2017, he has served as a Board Member
and General Manager at Fibabanka. Additionally, Ömer Mert is Chairman of the Board of Finberg Araştırma Geliştirme Danışmanlık Yatırım Hizmetleri A.Ş.,Deputy Chairman of the Fiba Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. and a Member of the Board at Fiba Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş.
Born in 1967, Adem Aykın graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Computer Sciences, and then from Anadolu University’s Business Administration Department. Following that, he joined Finansbank A.Ş. as a Software Engineer. Between 1988 and 2005, he held various positions in the Information Technologies departments at Finansbank and at IBTECH. As of 2006, for five years, he served as Assistant General Manager in charge of Information Technologies at Credit Europe Bank Russia, under the umbrella of Fiba Group. Today, Adem Aykın serves as a Member of the Executive Board and Assistant General Manager in charge of Information Technologies at Fibabanka A.Ş., as well as a Board Member at Finberg Araştırma Geliştirme Danışmanlık Yatırım Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Deputy General Manager
Born in 1971, Alsev Utku graduated from Boğaziçi University Business Administration, and received MBA at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Utku worked at PwC in 1994-1995, and then at Finansbank A.Ş., assuming various roles in the Financial Control and Reporting departments between 1995 and 2009. Later, she served as Assistant General Manager in charge of Financial Reporting and Planning. Utku was appointed Financial Affairs Director at Fiba Holding in 2009 and then Assistant General Manager in charge of Financial Control and Financial Reporting at Fibabanka in January 2011. Since January 2017, she has served as the Deputy General Manager at Fibabanka. Utku is also a Member of the Executive Board at Fibabanka A.Ş. In addition to her aforementioned roles, Alsev Utku is a Board Member at both Fiba Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. and Finberg Araştırma Geliştirme Danışmanlık Yatırım Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Born in 1977, İhsan Elgin graduated from the Department of Economics at Dokuz Eylül University. In 2001, he started his career as a marketing specialist at Aygaz A.Ş. and continued as the CRM Manager at Aygaz A.Ş. In 2009, he founded Climateminder where he is the Founding Partner and Assistant General Manager. Then, it moved the company to USA and sold in 2012. He is the founding partner of FinTech Istanbul, a financial technology organization. He is the founder of Core Strateji Company which provides consultancy service about intrapreneurship, business model, developing innovation strategy and collabiration of foundation-enterprise to leading corporations of Turkey. İhsan Elgin also has investments in Fintech and retail tech. In addition, he is an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of İş Private Equity. İhsan Elgin is a Board Member at both İs Girişim Sermayesi and Finberg Araştırma Geliştirme Danışmanlık Yatırım Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Born in 1975, Onuralp Aydas graduated from Boğaziçi University department of Sociology, and received MBA at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia . After graduate studies, nearly 10 years at JPMorgan and Citigroup Investment Banking division, has returned to Turkey after working in the field of acquisitions and mergers of companies.Onuralp Aydas is a board member at Finberg Araştırma Geliştirme Danışmanlık Yatırım Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Chief Legal Counsel - Corporate Secretary
Gerçek Önal was born in 1975 and graduated from the Department of Law at Ankara University. He obtained an MBA from Yeditepe University International Business Law. He started his career at a private law firm, after which he worked at T. Garanti Bankası A.Ş. as Lawyer in 2001-2008 and Garanti Ödeme Sistemleri A.Ş. as Legal Counsel in 2008-2012. He began working for Fibabanka in 2012. Gerçek Önal is currently a Member of the Executive Board, as well as Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Fibabanka in charge of Legal Consultancy Services, Execution Proceedings Services, Claims Services, and Legal Operations Services.