About Speaker

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Chairman, Turkish Capital Markets Association

Dr. Alp Keler, CFA


Alp Keler is the Executive Vice President of Akbank responsible from Private Banking & Wealth Management since January 2018. Besides that, he is the Chairman of Ak Asset Management.


Prior to his present position, he served as CEO of Ak Asset Management Inc. between 2011-2017. Before that, he was the CEO of Fortis Investments Turkey and Global Exco member of Fortis Investments between 2006-2011. He also served as a board member of ABN AMRO Asset Management Inc. in Hong Kong between 2009-2010. Before that, he was the Chief Investment Officer of Koc Asset Management between 2002-2006. Prior to that, he had worked in several positions as a fund manager.


He graduated from TED Ankara College. He received his BSc. Degree from METU Civil Engineering Department and he received an MBA from Bilkent University, the Master of Law in Economics (LLM) from Galatasaray University, Management Program of Harvard Business School and PhD in banking from Marmara University. 


He served as a lecturer in Marmara University Institute of Banking and Insurance between 2008-2011.