Prof. Mustafa Kemal YILMAZ
Born in İstanbul in 1966, Mustafa Kemal YILMAZ graduated from Lycée de Galatasaray in 1985. He earned his BA degree from Marmara University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Business Administration Department in 1990. He completed Accounting-Finance Master Program at the same Faculty in 1993.
He started his career in 1991 as a specialist with the Undersecretariat of Treasury, Directorate General of Banking and Exchange, where he worked until 1994. Then, he joined Borsa İstanbul. He earned his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Banking and Insurance at Marmara University in 1998, and became Associate Professor at Finance-Accounting in May 2004. At Borsa Istanbul, he worked as a specialist for the Derivatives Market in 1994-2005, and Risk Management Department in 2006-2007. He was Chief of Staff from 2007 to 2011. Mr. YILMAZ has been Executive Vice President in Borsa İstanbul from 2012 to 2016. Mr. YILMAZ served as consultant for Tehran Metal Exchange and Iran Agricultural Commodity Exchange as a nominee of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in November-December 2006. He has been an academic consultant with the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, Turkish Capital Market Sector Assembey from 2007 to 2013. He acted as a member of Board of Directors at Takasbank in 2012-2013, Acting Chairman of Board of Directors at Energy Exchange in 2015-2016 and a Board member at Central Securities Depository from 2013-to 2016.