Ali Fuat Taşkesenlioğlu

Chairman, Capital Markets Board of Turkey

Mr. Ali Fuat Taşkesenlioğlu was born in 1964 in Erzurum, Turkey. Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu has graduated from Ataturk University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Business Administration Department in 1985. After receiving his master’s degree from Beykent University, Institute of Social Sciences, he is currently carrying out his PhD studies at the Business Management Department of the same University.

Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu started his professional career at Yeni Doğan Yayın Dağıtım Company in 1988. He served as a senior expert in Faisal Finans A.Ş. from 1988 to 1996. Later Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu has held the offices of Project Marketing Deputy Director, Director of Merter and Sultanhamam Branches, Director of the Credit Allocation Unit and Deputy General Director for Credit Allocation in Asia Participation Bank where he started to work in 1996. He was elected as a Board Member of Vakıflar Bankası T.A.O on 30.03.2012. During his tenure at Vakıflar Bankası he has also carried out the tasks of Audit Committee Member and Chairman alongside Credit Committee alternate member. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vakıf Portföy Yönetim A.S., and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vakıf Finans Factoring Hizmetleri A.Ş. and Vakıf Menkul Kıymetler Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş from 07.02.2014 to 08.06.2014.

Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu has held office as Board Member and CEO of Türkiye Halk Bankası A.Ş. (07.02.2014 - 08.06.2017) served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Halk Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş. (February 2014 - April 2018) at Halk Sigorta A.Ş. (April 2015 - June 2017) and at Halkbank Beograd A.D. (August 2016 - August 2017). Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu was appointed as the Chairman of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey on 17.04.2018.

Mr. Taşkesenlioğlu is married and has three children.