Murat Yülek, Ph. D.
Dr. Yulek is a professor of economics at Istanbul Commerce University and a partner at PGlobal Global Advisory and Training Services Ltd, an Ankara based international advisory company. Murat holds and has held high level executive responsibilities in financial and non-financial corporations including as director and chairman. He has project, corporate finance and economic development experience in various countries in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia with tenures at institutions including the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Development Bank and the Turkish Prime Ministry. He has authored or managed financial, macroeconomic, sectoral studies, impact, feasibility and financial valuation studies and related trainings in various countries. He has also been an economic advisor to chambers of commerce and industry in Turkey.
He has taught at Georgetown and Yale Universities. Previously, he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at THK University in Turkey. He authored a number of books and articles in economics, development and finance. His most recent edited books have been published by Springer, New York, covering economic planning, industrial policy and suitable design of public procurement policies aiming at increasing the technological level in emerging countries. Murat also writes columns at newspapers and financial journals and is a frequent speaker at various fora organized by institutions such as Global Economic Symposium, Yale University, Duke University, Prime Ministry of Turkey (State Planning Organization), COMCEC, Economic Cooperation Organization, G8 Deauville Partnership Investment Conferences, Dubai Economic Council, CFO Forum-Vienna, Khazanah Megatrands Forum, The Economist Round Table, Wirtschaftsrat, APU Ritsumeikan University (Japan), Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Universita degli Studi di Parma and Eurofinance Conferences. He is actively involved in the organization of Istanbul Finance Summit (Chairman of the Advisory Board) and Sarajevo Business Forum (Member of the Advisory Board). He sits in the advisory boards of various other national and international institutions, platforms and academic journals.
He holds an MBA degree from Yale University, Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from Bilkent University, an MSM (Management) degree from Boston University and a B.Sc. degree from BogaziciUniversity.
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