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Credit Committee

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Meriç ULUŞAHİN​

Chairman

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Murat AKŞAM  

Murat AKŞAM

Member​

Moath Saad M. Alnasser  

Moath Saad M. Alnasser

Member​

 

Müge​ ÖNER​

Alternate ​Member

 

Eren GÜRA

Alternate Member​ 

​Member ​

He was born in Riyad, Saudi Arabia in 1977. He graduated from Accounting Department of King Saud University in 1998 and he received his Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance from University of Colorado in 2003. He served as a Faculty Member at the Institute of Banking in SAMA between September 2003 and March 2004. He joined The National Commercial Bank (NCB) in the field of corporate banking in 2004 and he moved on to Bank Saudi Fransi in 2007 as a Unit Head in the Corporate Banking Group. Mr. Alnasser became a Team Leader within the Corporate Banking Group at the NCB in 2010 and a Regional Manager and Senior Vice President in October 2013. In 2018, he took office as the Executive Vice President and Head of Special Asset Division of the Corporate Banking Group within the NCB. As of April 1, 2021, Mr. Alnasser serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Restructuring and Collections within Corporate Banking Group at Saudi National Bank, the new title taken by Türkiye Finans’ main shareholder The National Commercial Bank after merging powers with Samba Financial Group, one of the largest financial groups of the region. He was appointed as a Board Member and Credit Committee Member of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası as of September 2021. He has 18 years of professional experience in the field of banking. ​

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Chairman​

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. Meriç Uluşahin served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at KentBank d.d. in Croatia from September 2016 to April 2020. 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 also served as a Board Member at Pasha Investment Bank between March 2017 and August 2020. As of March 2017, she joined the Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası as a Board Member, a Credit Committee Member, and a Member of the Pricing and Corporate Governance Committee. She served as a member of the Credit Committee between 31 March 2017 and 25 March 2021 and was appointed as the Chair of Credit Committee of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası from 25 March 2021 onwards, assigned as a Board Member in charge of Credit Quality and Credits​. She has 32 years of experience in business and banking.​

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Alternate Member​​​

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 as a Board Member and Audit Committee Member in November 2017. And she is serving as Audit Committee Chair in TFKB as of January 2019 as a result of reappointment. She has 25 years of professional experience in banking and business administration. ​ ​​​​​​​

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Member

Murat Akşam graduated from İstanbul Technical University department of Management Engineering in 1990. He worked as Sales Representative in Beko between 1991-1993, and as Regional Responsible in RAM Foreign Trade Corporation between 1993-1997. He started working as Credit Officer and Credit Allocation Assistant Manager in the Turkish Economy Bank in 1997. He served as the Corporate Credit Manager between 2000-2005, as Corporate and Commercial Credit Allocation Director between 2005-2014, and as Corporate Banking Group Director between 2014-2017. Murat Akşam worked as Commercial Banking Executive Vice President at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası between May 2, 2017 and March 24, 2021. As of February 21, 2020, he was appointed as a member of the Board and Acting CEO. Murat Akşam has been appointed as CEO principally as of March 24, 2021. He has 23 years of professional experience in banking and business administration. ​ ​​​​​​​​

Alternate Member​​

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 31​ years of professional experience in banking and business administration.​​​