Associate Professor

Pôle :

Nationalités :


  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Financial Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Banking and Financial System
  • Managerial Economics


  • Ph.D. in Economics, Lancaster University, UK (1995-1999)
  • M.Sc. in International Trade and Finance, Lancaster University, UK (1994-1995)
  • B.Sc. in Management, Middle East Technical University – METU, Ankara-Turkey, High Honours (1988-1993)

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2017 – Present)
  • Associate Professor, Kadir Has University, Department of International Trade and Finance, Istanbul-Turkey (2007-2017)
  • (Associate Professor in Finance title awarded by the Turkish Inter-University Council: September 2015).
  • Acting Head, Kadir Has University, Department of International Trade and Finance, Istanbul-Turkey (2011-2012)
  • Director, Finance and Banking Master’s Degree Programme, Kadir Has University, Department of International Trade and Finance, Istanbul-Turkey (2011-2012)
  • Fellow, Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE), Warsaw, Poland (October 2009- Present).
  • Assistant professor, Yeditepe University, Department of Management, Istanbul-Turkey (2005- 2007)
  • Research Fellow, Center for Risk and Insurance Studies, Nottingham University Business School, Research title “Performance Benchmarking in European Insurance Markets” (Funded by KPMG USA), (January 2004 to December 2004)
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Research (CentER), Tilburg University, Research Training Network (RTN) on “The Analysis of International Capital Markets: Understanding Europe’s Role in the Global Economy” (Funded by the European Commission), (January 2002 to December 2003)
  • Lecturer, Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey, Mexico City Campus, Department of Accounting and Finance, (July 2000-July 2001)

Research interests

  • International banking
  • Performance evaluation, competition and regulation in financial institutions
  • FDI and firm internationalization
  • Corporate governance



  • Journal of BRSA (Turkish Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency) Banking and Financial Markets, Australian
  • Economic Review, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Iktisat, Isletme ve Finans Dergisi, Acta Oeconomica, Japanese Economic Review

Conferences committees

  • Institutional Aspects of Banking & Finance, 4-5 November 2016, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey (steering committee)
  • Istanbul Finance Congress 2013, 30-31 May 2013, Istanbul (local organizing committee)

Academic supervision

  • Supervision of Master’s theses at Kadir Has University
  • Membership in PhD supervisory committees at Kadir Has University

Scholarships and awards

  • Research and travel grant, Economic Research Forum (ERF) (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Research grant, Kadir Has University (2009-2010)
  • Scholarship from the Turkish Ministry of Education to undertake postgraduate studies (Master’s and PhD.) in the UK (1994-1999)

Intellectual contributions