Assoc. Prof. Murat ŞEKER

Member of the Board and Deputy Chairman

Murat Şeker, PhD earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Marmara University in 2000, followed by a Master's Degree in Economics from Sabancı University in 2002. Then, he earned a PhD in Economics from University of Minnesota, USA in 2008. Dr. Şeker worked as an analyst at Global Indicators Analysis department between 2008 - 2011, and as an economist at Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship department between 2011 - 2013 under the Financial and Private Sector Development Senior Vice Presidency of World Bank, USA.

Dr. Şeker returned to Turkey in 2013 and worked at Ziraat Bank as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Department. In August 2014, he was assigned as Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions and Investor Relations Department. During his tenure at Ziraat Bank, Dr. Şeker served as Board Members of Ziraat Investment, Ziraat Private Pension and Ziraat Insurance subsidiaries. In July 2016, Dr. Şeker was assigned as the Chief Financial Officer of Turkish Airlines and in March 2021, he was additionally appointed as a Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines. Dr. Şeker also serves as a Board Member of SunExpress.

Between 2015 and 2018, Dr. Şeker lectured as part-time professor at Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and received Associate Professorship title in October 2018.