Zafer M.

Executive professional working at Financial Institutions, expert evaluator at European Commission

English, Turkish

• Specialties: new business development with sustainability & circular economy focus; innovation management, strategic planning, risk management & creative financing in unchartered territories; privat...see more

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Public Sector & Regulatory
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance
  • ...


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


Deputy General Manager

Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.
9 months
Current position
Mar 2022 - Present
Halkinvest was established as a leading brokerage house that mainly operates its businesses in Turkey. Halkinvest is a 99.96% subsidiary of Halkbank, one of the largest public bank in T...see more

Director Corporate Finance

Halk Investment - Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.
2 years
Feb 2020 - Mar 2022
Director corporate finance at Halk Investment - Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler.

Group CFO & Financial Operating Partner

BH Ltd.
1 year
May 2017 - Jun 2018
• Managing entire financial investment portfolio of BH Ltd (a multiple family office), in several countries including Turkey, UAE and USA. Sectors: F&B, smart cities, automation, paymen...see more

Expert Evaluator

European Commission
6 years
Current position
Jan 2017 - Present
Expert evaluator for EASME Programme - Phase I & II. The Commission represents and upholds the interests of the EU as a whole, and is independent of national governments. The European ...see more

Managing General Partner

Anka Capital Management LLC
1 year
Mar 2015 - May 2016
• Founding partner of a venture capital fund focused on Turkey with a US bridge strategy (focus on healthcare technology solutions, smart city applications & sustainability including re...see more


Alfa TR
8 years
Mar 2012 - Feb 2020
Founder of a corporate finance advisory company focused on mid cap companies and start-ups with SRI criteria in mind. Developed proprietary deal flow & ecosystem of operating business...see more


Viveris Management SAS
6 years
Feb 2009 - Jan 2015
• Established the operations of a fast-growing European alternative asset management company (focus on growth capital for SMEs, infrastructure & renewable energy investments in the form...see more

Business Development Manager

4 years
Sep 2004 - Dec 2008
Ex-state owned alcoholic beverage monopoly of Turkey with 10 production plants and a turnover of above USD1B. Mey dominates spirit segment with more than 85% market share and currently ...see more

Corporate Finance Manager

Nurol Investment Bank, Inc.
4 years
Nov 2000 - Sep 2004
Nurol Investment Bank, Inc. is the investment-banking arm of Nurol Group, a diversified Turkish conglomerate active in contracting, machinery, defense, energy, finance, tourism and real...see more

Corporate Finance Manager

TAIB (Trans Arabian Investment Bank)
6 months
May 2000 - Nov 2000
TYBM, the securities brokerage house of TAIB Yatırım Bank A.Ş., carries out the PE investment and M&A projects of TAIB E.C. Group (a boutique investment bank headquartered in Bahrain) i...see more

Deal Originator

PDF Inc.
2 years
Nov 1997 - May 2000
PDF is an independent consulting firm, member of M&A International (covering more than 45 international locations), which offers a wide range of corporate finance services. • Deal origi...see more

Analyst Trader

2 years
Dec 1995 - Nov 1997
Cargill is one the largest private American enterprises and FMG Proprietary Trading Unit (currently Black River Asset Management LLC & CarVal Investors) has a significant share in Cargi...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Public Sector & Regulatory

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy & Business Development