Born in 1965 in Mersin, Turkey. She graduated from the Economics Department of Boğaziçi University in 1987 and started her banking career in Akbank in 1987 and worked at Akbank until 1989. She worked in Demirbank A.Ş. between 1990 and 2000 as Vice President in Treasury and in 2000, she continued her carrier at Ulusalbank A.Ş. as Treasury EVP. She served as General Manager and Board Member, between 2008 - 2014 in Şekerbank T.A.Ş. and she served as General Manager and Board Member in 2014 - 2016 at Alternatifbank A.Ş. During her term as General Manager, she also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Şeker Yatırım A.Ş. between 2004 -2014, as a Chairman of the Board of Directors of Şekerbank Kıbrıs Ltd. between 2008 and 2014, as a Chairman of the Board of Directors of Şeker Mortgage Finansman A.Ş. between 2010 and 2014 and as a Member of the Board of Directors at Alternatif Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. between 2014 and 2016. She took part in the Banks Association of Turkey as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013 and she served in the Board of Directors between 2008 and 2015. As of March 2017, She has joined Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası as Board Member, Credit Committee Member and Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee Member. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Pasha Yatırım Bankası and Kentbank d.d. She serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Croatia. She has 32 years of professional experience in banking and business administration.
Born in 1960 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Al-Saggaf holds MBA from Harvard Business School in 1988 and a Bachelor degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1982.After his service at Samba Financial Group between 1983 and 1985 as an Assistant Manager in Corporate Banking Group, he joined Saudi Holandi Bank as Division Head. In 1996 he joined back to Samba Financial Group as Division Head. From 2000 to 2003 he worked as a financial controller in Saudi Business Machines. He joined NCB in 2003 as Head of Strategy and Performance Management to lead corporate strategy, budgeting and management reporting. From 2006 to 2013 he was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer. Besides, he served as a Board Member and a Credit Committee Member of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası A.Ş in 2008. From 2013 to 2018 he headed NCB’s Strategy & Business Development Group overseeing several functions including Strategy, Digital Banking, Marketing & Communication, Investor Relations, Economics, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Faisal Omar Al-Saggaf is the CEO at The National Commercial Bank (NCB), the largest bank in Saudi Arabia and the leading financial services group in the region (appointed June 2018). He is serving as Board and Audit Committee Member in TFKB as of 31st March 2017 as a result of reappointment. He has 36 years of professional experience in banking sector.
Born in 1974 in Ankara, Turkey. Earned B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration from Bilkent University as a high honour student in 1996. She started her career in 1996 at Arthur Andersen İstanbul in Audit Department. She took part in the start-up of the Corporate Finance department of AA and worked in valuation, due diligence, feasibility studies as well as market research and other transaction support services in the firm until 1999. She joined QNB Finansbank as Assistant Manager in Financial Control and Planning Department between 1999 and 2001. After working in Credit Europe Bank N.V in the Financial Control and Planning Department as Assistant Manager responsible for operations in Belgium, including the Bank's HR and Operations Department from 2001 to 2003, she held the position of Financial Control and Planning Manager for QNB Finansbank until 2005.While serving Turkey Ernst and Young Financial Services Leader and acting as a partner, she specialized in million dollar transactions in the field of Financial Services and until 2012, she was the Financial Services Industry Leader for auditing, taxation, transactions and EY consultancy. As an Executive Committee Member she had the duty of CFO and Deputy CEO at Alternatif Bank A.Ş. between 2014 and 2016. From 2016 till 2017 October, she was Credit Committee Member and Board Member of Alternative Financial Leasing Company (ALease), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alternatif Menkul Değerler A.Ş. (Alnvest) and General Manager and Board Member of Alternatif Bank A.Ş.. She was appointed to the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee Member in November 2017. And She is serving as Board and Audit Committee Chair in TFKB as of January 2019 as a result of reappointment. She has 23 years of professional experience in banking and consulting.
Born in 1963 in Al Ramadah, Saudi Arabia. He holds a bachelor's degree in Science and Computer Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1987. He began his career as a computer engineer in the Ministry of Defence and Aviation and continued his career in Al Rajhi Bank. He respectively became Chief Information Officer, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager and Deputy CEO in Retail Banking Group in Al Rajhi Bank between 1998 and 2012. During his course of office at Al Rajhi Bank he was a Board Member for Al Rajhi Bank, Malaysia, Al Rajhi Capital and Al Rajhi Takaful. Al-Ghamdi rendered advisory service in relation to Banking Management to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency and the National Commercial Bank between 2012 and 2013. He carried on his duty as CEO of the National Commercial Bank between March 2013 - May 2018 and has been appointed as Chairman of the Board at The National Commercial Bank as of May 2018. Saeed Alghamdi, who undertook the position of Vice Chairman of the Board at Turkiye Finans Katılım Bankası on 28th March 2013, has been serving the duty of Chairman of the Board at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası since 18th December 2015. He has 32 years of professional experience in banking and business administration.
Born in 1972 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Earned a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996 from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2004 at King Saud University. Joined Schulmberger Wire line & Testing (Oil Services) in 1996 as a Field Engineer operating in different geographical locations both off-shore and on-shore reaching the Engineer-In-Charge of Qatar land locations. He started his banking career in 1999 in Commercial Banking business in Saudi American Bank, a Citi Bank subsidiary. Joined The National Commercial Bank Corporate business in 2002 as a Senior Relationship Manager. He progressed to Commercial Business in NCB leading Central Region in 2008, followed by leading Eastern Region in 2010. He then moved on to Head Office to lead Commercial Business Kingdom wide in 2013. Prior to his appointment as Country Head, Wael headed the Finance Restructuring in June 2013 for a brief period. Over the years Wael has attended specialized Engineering, Banking and Leadership courses with reputable schools such as INSEAD, Darden and Harvard Business School. On November 1, 2016, Mr Raies was appointed as the General Manager of Türkiye Finans Participation Bank.
Born in 1974 in Ankara, Turkey. Holds a BS degree from the Middle East Technical University, an MBA degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Finance from the Istanbul University. He started his career at the Koç Holding Group Corporate Strategy division. He worked as the Business Development Director and held various management and board membership positions at the Oyak Group. He continued his career as the Group CFO and Board Member of the Erdemir Group between 2006 and 2010. He carried out his duty as CFO at Yıldız Holding A.Ş. since 2010. He is appointed as the Executive Deputy Chairman at Yıldız Holding A.Ş. as of October 2016. As of March 2014 Mr. Karakaş has also become Board Member at Turkiye Finans Katılım Bankası A.Ş. He has become Chairman of Audit Committee at Turkiye Finans Katılım Bankası at 15th January 2016.
Born in 1963 in Antalya, Turkey. He holds Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University in 1987 and MBA at Leuven University in Belgium in 1990. After working at Procter & Gamble company in Belgium and Turkey, in 1994, he joined the Ministry Privatization Administration as an Expert. He began his banking career in 1995 at Citibank and worked as Project and Structured Trade Finance Manager until 2000. In 2001, he started AVEA İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. as Finance Manager. He worked as Finance & Accounting Director until 2006 and as Chief Finance Officer until 2009. Between 2010 and 2013, he served as Finance and Finance Affairs Head at STFA Yatırım Holding A.Ş. From July 2011 to September 2014, he served as a Board Member at Enerya Enerji A.Ş., a subsidiary of STFA Group, and 9 subsidiaries. Currently, he is a Board Member of Hexagon Solid Waste Management Industry and Trade. Since 2015, he has been serving as a Free Financial Consultant. Counselling institutions are European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) and foreign companies which are investing in Turkey. Since November 2016, he is serving as Board Member and Audit Committee Member at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası. He has 29 years of professional experience in banking and business administration.
Committee Chairperson & Board Member
Born in Denizli in 1966. Studied in Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University until 1986. Holds a BA degree in Economics and a MA degree in Accounting-Finance from Gazi University. In 1987, he started his career in the Undersecretariat of the Treasury as Junıor Sworn-in Bank Auditor. Between 1998-2001 he served as Vice President of the Board of Sworn Bank Auditors. At this time he acted as the Chairman of the Board of Sworn Bank Auditors by proxy for 9 months. Between 2001 - 2007, he served as the Department Head across several departments within Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency. During his role as Board and Audit Committee Member in Ziraat Bankası between 2007 - 2012, Mr. Kayhan also served as a Board Member in various domestic and foreign affiliates of the bank. Beside his role at Ziraat Bankası, he worked in Arab Turkish Bank as Board Member between July 2011 - March 2012. Since September 2012, he serves at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası as Board Member and Audit Committee Chairperson. Mr. Oguz Kayhan is currently doing his PhD in Business Administration at Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences.
Khalid Malik ALSHARIF
Born in 1964 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He holds an MBA degree from the College of Notre Dame (USA). He began his career at the Investment Services of Riyad Bank, Saudi Arabia in 1986 to become the Executive Vice President in charge of the Kingdom-wide Branch Network. Prior to this position, between 1988 and 2000, he took various responsibilities at Riyad Bank such as Corporate Relationship Officer, Assistant Branch Manager, Branch Manager, Main Branch Manager, Regional Operations Manager, Regional Manager, and Deputy Regional Manager. In 2000, he joined The National Commercial Bank (NCB), the largest bank in Saudi Arabia. He served as Head of Retail Distribution, Head of Customer Management Group, Head of Private Banking Division, and Sector Head of Individual Banking at the National Commercial Bank (NCB) between 2000 and 2010. He is currently Senior Executive Vice President/Sector Head of Corporate Banking and Senior Credit Officer (SCO) Level 1. Since May 2013, he has served as Board Member at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası.
Board Member & CEO
Born in Ankara in 1963. Holds a BS degree from Gazi University and an MBA from the Manchester Business School and University of Wales (the UK). Started his career at Etibank where he worked from 1983 to 1985. Was in office at Citibank, Turkey from 1986 to 1996 and was appointed to Citibank, New York, USA until 1998. Then took office as Assistant General Manager at Kentbank from 1998 to 2000. From 2000 to 2008 took responsibilities in the management of business development and transformation projects at Türkiye İş Bankası. Within this period (2003 to 2005) held the position of Assistant General Manager, and a Director reporting to the Chairman at AVEA, a subsidiary of Türkiye İş Bankası. In 2008 held the position of CFO and Vice President of the Executive Committee at Dedeman Holding. V.Derya Gürerk has been since June of 2011 CEO of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası and Board Member.
Born in 1981 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He holds a B.Sc in Industrial Engineering from King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia in 2004 and a M.Sc in Risk Management from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business in 2012. Before working in the financial sector, he began his career at the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), one of the world's largest petrochemicals manufacturers in 2005. Majed Hamdan Al Ghamdi was an Executive Vice President at The National Commercial Bank (NCB), the leading financial services group in the region. In his role as head of Enterprise Risk Management within the NCB Risk Group he acted as the custodian of the control and financial risk management processes, conducted oversight of various activities with comprehensive coverage of all major risk disciplines. He has experience working in multiple regulatory jurisdictions including Saudi Arabia and Turkey. In his years of experience at NCB he progressed through various roles and played a pivotal part in building NCB’s Enterprise Risk Management capabilities. He also represents NCB in inter-bank cooperative and regulatory initiatives. He is working as Corporate Banking Senior EVP as of August 2018. Since March 2016, he is serving as Board Member and since April 2017 Credit Committee Chairman at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası. He has 14 years of professional experience in banking and business administration.
Born in 1972 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Earned a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996 from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2004 at King Saud University. Joined Schulmberger Wire line & Testing (Oil Services) in 1996 as a Field Engineer operating in different geographical locations both off-shore and on-shore reaching the Engineer-In-Charge of Qatar land locations. He started his banking career in 1999 in Commercial Banking business in Saudi American Bank, a Citi Bank subsidiary. Joined The National Commercial Bank Corporate business in 2002 as a Senior Relationship Manager. He progressed to Commercial Business in NCB leading Central Region in 2008, followed by leading Eastern Region in 2010. He then moved on to Head Office to lead Commercial Business Kingdom wide in 2013. Prior to his appointment as Country Head, Wael headed the Finance Restructuring in June 2013 for a brief period. Over the years Wael has attended specialized Engineering, Banking and Leadership courses with reputable schools such as INSEAD, Darden and Harvard Business School.