Private Portfolio Management, Mutual Funds and Sales

Cem Karababa

Executive Director, Sales & Marketing

Sales and marketing in Turkey for 6 years. (Aura Asset Management). Senior private banking executive in London for 12 years.(8 years at Merrill Lynch. 4 years at Citibank.) London Guildhall University – B.S. in Financial Economics.

Alper Temizer, CFA

Alper Temizer, CFA

Director, Portfolio Management & Marketing

Portfolio management and business development for 4 years. (Aura Asset Management). Investment advisory, institutional sales and corporate finance for 16 years. (IS Investment). Istanbul University, B.S. in Economics.

Aysun Elçi

Aysun Elçi

Director, Portfolio Management

26 years of experience in capital markets and portfolio management area (2006 Hedef Securities Head of Portfolio Management, 2007 Hedef Securities CEO, 2009-2012 Global Securities senior management, 2013 Atlas Asset Management Founding Partner , İstanbul Asset Management, Troya Asset Management deputy CEO). İstanbul University, B.S. in Public Finance. İstanbul University, Masters Degree in Capital Markets and Financial Institutions.

Oskay Emre Kocagöz

Oskay Emre Kocagöz

Director, Portfolio Management

Senior investment research, sales, trading and investment banking executive serving domestic and foreign clients for 14 years. (Global Investment Securities, Global Securities Kazahstan, Eldar Securities, Hedef Securities, Evren Investment Trust, Hedef Investment Trust, Raymond James Turkey).  Portfolio management for 8 years (Evren Investment Trust, Hedef Investment Trust, Atlas Asset Management, Istanbul Asset Management, Troya Asset Management). Istanbul University – B.S. in Business Administration.

Arzu Odabaşı

Arzu Odabaşı


Arzu Odabaşı, who started her business life in the Demirbank Corporate Finance department in 1992, issued the first Asset Backed securities of the period, established and managed Demirbank mutual funds. After working as Finans Yatırım Equity Analyst for 11 years, Odabaşı pioneered the evaluation by combining Fundamental and Technical analysis in investment management. She worked as Investment Management Strategist (Global Mnk), Fund Management Director (GlobalPortfolio), Asset Management Director (Eczacıbaşı Mnk), Business Development and Sales Coordinator (QNB Finans Portfolio), General Manager Advisor (Turkey Wealth Fund), respectively.
Being a wife and mother, Odabaşı took an active part in activities on women and contributed to the participation of 300 girls living in orphanages in education and business life through the association she worked voluntarily, and to turn the innovative ideas of 100 women into business with Tübitak/Martek.
She also took an active role in studies on topics such as Glass Ceiling, Mobing in the Finance sector, Working Mother and Spouse. She shared her projects in the United Nations Women’s studies through the association she contributed to. Odabaşı, one of the founders of the Financial Planning Association, has made special lectures and studies for children and young people in the field of financial literacy, and has organized special education programs with universities on this subject.
While he was married and has a child, Odabaşı graduated from London City Cass Business School, Investment Management master’s program. Odabaşı, who graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Business Administration (1990), completed his Master’s Degree in Business Finance (1992) at the same faculty.

Alternative Mutual Funds

Sinan Yöney

Sinan Yöney

Director, Alternative Investments

Over 16 years of domestic and international experience in real estate development, project finance, mergers and acquisitions. Dubai Holding: Manager of international projects in, handling project development and financing in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Tunisia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. Revo Invest: Founding partner. Provided project development services to Zorlu Center (USD 2b project) and Zekeriyaköy Köy (USD 500m project). University of Virginia Darden Business School, MBA. Istanbul Technical University, B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Hasan Çolakoğlu, CFA

Hasan Çolakoğlu, CFA

Director, Alternative Investments

Institutional sales and trading experience of 15 years. General Manager and co-founder of Integras, Turkey’s first independent securities research company. During this period, he has established a long track record of mutual trust with leading global investors invested in Turkish assets. He previously served as Head of Institutional Sales at TEB Investment and oversaw the integration of the institutional sales effort following the merger with BNP Paribas. Boston College, MBA. Georgetown University Business School, Bachelors degree in Finance.

Internal Control and Audit

Ali Okay

Ali Okay