Mehmet A.

Managing Director | Start/scale-up Accelerator


Managing director of Scale-Up London, a consultancy company with an accelerator program for internationalisation of start-ups and scale-ups. Developed track record as entrepreneur in start-ups, and fu...see more

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Professional Services


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Managing Director

Scale-Up London
4 years
Current position
Jun 2018 - Present
a consultancy company for technology-based start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs, for technology assessment and audits, fundraising practice from local and international investors, and UK marke...see more

Manager, Incubator & Accelerator

Istanbul Sehir University
4 years
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
As the manager of the incubator “”, I run various acceleration programs: Technology Transfer Acceleration Program (intended for startups and inventors with patented or patent...see more

IPO Coordinator & Intl. Bus. Dev. Director

ISB Information Technologies Inc.
1 year
Dec 2012 - Jan 2014
ISB is a cloud consultancy, management, integration and managed services company in Istanbul with a branch office and daughter company in London, UK. ISB will be listed in London AIM St...see more

Chief Executive Underwriter

ARTI Reinsurance
1 year
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
ARTI Re is one of the only two national reinsurance companies in Turkey. Founded in 1980, it focuses on insurance/reinsurance of large-scale engineering projects, surety bonds and capti...see more

Managing Director

Brand Turkey
3 years
Dec 2010 - Mar 2014
Brand Turkey is a UK-based consultancy company which focuses on fundraising for Turkish Small to Medium Enterprises “SMEs” from the London market through private and public placement. I...see more

Owner / Managing Director

Bartels Technology Consulting
5 years
Dec 2007 - Dec 2012
Bartels Technology Consulting was established as a daughter company of a Dutch engineering company after me seeing the opportunity in the market and convincing the shareholders for a ne...see more

Managing Director

HBC Consultancy UK
4 years
Dec 2006 - Dec 2010
HBC Consultancy was a UK based consultancy company formed as a daughter company of an Istanbul-based legal and consultancy company. It specialised in local and international private equ...see more


Modakon A.S.
5 years
Dec 2001 - Dec 2006
General Manager of a daughter company of a reputable apparel producing group of companies of ca.100 million US$ annual turnover with over 2000 employees including outsourced man power, ...see more

Vice President of Underwriting

Akdeniz Sigorta A.S.
2 years
Dec 1999 - Dec 2001
Akdeniz Insurance was one of the top 15 non-life insurance companies in Turkey with an annual premium production of over US$ 40m. I was the Vice President responsible for all technical...see more

Vice President of Underwriting

Liberty Mutual Insurance
4 years
Dec 1995 - Dec 1999
Responsible for all the technical departments, including Reinsurance, Marine, Engineering, Fire, Miscellaneous Accident, Agricultural, Motor Accident, Health and Claims Departments. Ne...see more

Consulting Engineer / Project Manager

Kinetik Engineering Consultancy
1 year
Dec 1994 - Dec 1995
Kinetik Engineering Consultancy & Project Management Co. was a reputable consultancy company focusing on value engineering, project management and real estate development management in ...see more

Research Assistant

Bogazici University
2 years
Dec 1992 - Dec 1994
Research activities on soil mechanics, environmental geotechnics. Teaching assistance to faculty members on various courses.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Professional Services


  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Analytics