Gökhan is the Acting Regional Head for Financial Institutions Group at IFC responsible for new business and an investment portfolio of $6 billion in Europe and Central Asia. He has worked in the banking sector for over 20 years.
He started his career at Fidelity Investments in Boston working in equity and fixed income funds and later joined Citigroup’s FIG M&A team covering North America. After a few years with Garanti Bank treasury department in Istanbul, he joined IFC as an Investment Officer in Financial Markets department. He has since worked across the EMENA region in the Financial Institutions Group, assuming the role of Team Leader in Central Asia and Portfolio Manager for the entire region.
Gökhan holds a BSc. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and Master’s degree from the University of Texas and Northeastern University.