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YEO Group
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tolunay Yıldız <b>Chairman of the Board, CEO</b>

Tolunay Yıldız Chairman of the Board, CEO
Born in 1980, Tolunay Yıldız graduated from Yıldız Technical University Electrical Engineering Department with a bachelor’s degree. He completed his MBA program at Gebze Technical University and then attended the Economics doctorate program at Maltepe University and is still a Ph.D. candidate at the Business Administration program at Istanbul Kultur University. ...

Born in 1980, Tolunay Yıldız graduated from Yıldız Technical University Electrical Engineering Department with a bachelor's degree. He completed his MBA program at Gebze Technical University and then attended the Economics doctorate program at Maltepe University and is still a Ph.D. candidate at the Business Administration program at Istanbul Kultur University.

He started his career at an early age with his education during his university years and continued as one of the founding partners of YEO Technology Energy and Industry Inc. in 2004 to offer innovative solutions in the industrial automation sector. Tolunay Yıldız, who has been serving as the General Manager of the issuer since 2004, actively manages the issuer's Turkey and international operations and growth strategies together with the members of the Board of Directors and team leaders.

Tolunay Yıldız is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the only international non-governmental organization of Turkey's young businesspeople with international quality Young Business People Association of Turkey (TÜGİAD).
He also continues to serve as a Board Member in the Ukraine, Belarus and Ethiopia Business Councils and the Energy Business Council of the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Tolunay Yıldız is also a member of the European Ukraine Energy Agency (EUEA), the Turkish Ukrainian Businessmen Association (TUID) and the Electromagnetic Industrialists Association (EMSAD) .Tolunay Yıldız is married and has two children. He speaks English. Furthermore, he is an informal investor.

Orhan Yıldız <b> Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors </b>

Orhan Yıldız Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Born in 1964, Orhan Yıldız worked as a manager at different levels in many important projects such as Muğla Yatağan and Yeniköy Thermal Power Plant, Istanbul World Trade Center, Swiss Hotel, Akmerkez between 1981 and 1997 ...

Born in 1964, Orhan Yıldız worked as a manager at different levels in many important projects such as Muğla Yatağan and Yeniköy Thermal Power Plant, Istanbul World Trade Center, Swiss Hotel, Akmerkez between 1981 and 1997. He became one of the founding partners of Yılmaz Engineering Industry Building and High Building Construction Machinery Industry Trade Limited Company in 1997 and Yılmaz Construction Machinery Electrical and Engineering Services Industry Trade Limited Company in 2007 and still continues his duties as a Member of the Board of Directors.

Yılmaz Engineering and Yılmaz Construction have successfully completed many important projects from different sectors such as Filling Site Construction Works, Ipragaz-Bizimgaz Filling Site Construction Works. Some examples from the completed projects are; Şişli Tat Towers, 42 Maslak, Anatolium Marmara, Zeytinburnu Novotel IBIS, Bursa IBIS, 870 MW OMV Elektrik Samsun Natural Gas Cycle Power Plant, 770 MW Baymina Natural Gas Power Plant, Melen Stream Project Istanbul Stage Treatment Plant Construction, Ford Otosan Factory Treatment Plant, Aygaz Inc.

Orhan Yıldız is one of the founding partners of YEO Teknoloji Enerji ve Endüstri Inc., he is married and has 5 children.

Ömer Eroğlu <b>Board Member </b>

Ömer Eroğlu Board Member
Born in 1974, Ömer Eroğlu graduated from Süleyman Demirel University, Department of Economics, and completed his master’s degree in Accounting and Auditing at Istanbul Commerce University and Economics at Maltepe University. He is currently continuing his undergraduate education in the Department of Management Information Systems at Istanbul University. ...

Born in 1974, Ömer Eroğlu graduated from Süleyman Demirel University, Department of Economics, and completed his master's degree in Accounting and Auditing at Istanbul Commerce University and Economics at Maltepe University. He is currently continuing his undergraduate education in the Department of Management Information Systems at Istanbul University.

In 2002, he received the title of Independent Accountant and Financial Advisor and has worked as an accounting and finance manager in foreign capital companies and holding companies operating in various real sector. In addition to being an Independent Auditor, he has CRMA (Risk Management Assurance Certificate), Capital Market Level3 and Corporate Governance Licenses. Ömer Eroğlu, who has deep knowledge and experience in the field of International Finance, ERP, Accounting, Tax and Audit, is one of the first Accredited SME Consultants in Turkey and also holds an Angel Investor license.

Ömer Eroğlu, who is a member of the Internal Audit Institute Association of Turkey and the Association of Appraisal Experts of Turkey, is married and has two children. He speaks English.

Mustafa Kopuk <b> Board Member </b>

Mustafa Kopuk Board Member
Mustafa Kopuk is the co-founder and CEO of Istanbul-based international investment and consulting firm Tarvenn Ventures. He is carrying different roles in many NGOs and angel investment networks in related to entrepreneurship. He is also the Managing Partner of TechOne Venture Capital and WePlay Ventures. He has Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. The funds under his management invest in global oriented tech startups in Turkey. In 2020, 18 tech investments were closed, and they have more than 30 startups in their portfolio. ...

Mustafa Kopuk is the co-founder and CEO of Istanbul-based international investment and consulting firm Tarvenn Ventures. He is carrying different roles in many NGOs and angel investment networks in related to entrepreneurship. He is also the Managing Partner of TechOne Venture Capital and WePlay Ventures.

He has Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

The funds under his management invest in global oriented tech startups in Turkey. In 2020, 18 tech investments were closed, and they have more than 30 startups in their portfolio.

Prof. Dr. Sinan Alçın <b> Independent Board Member </b>

Prof. Dr. Sinan Alçın Independent Board Member
Alçın is a faculty member at Istanbul Kültür University, Department of Economics, and is a professor of development economics. His main areas of study include industrial and technology economics, employment policies, and the global economy. ...

Alçın is Vice Rector of Istanbul Kultur University, and professor of development economics. His main areas of study include industrial and technology economics, employment policies, and the global economy. Alçın, who has many books, articles, and researches in his field of study, works as a referee in international and national indexed scientific journals. Alçın, developing a test (test4ware) that performs situation analysis for industry and service sectors on Industry 4.0, is the Leaders of Next Leaders Club (NLC).

Alçın, who is a TV commentator on national and international macroeconomic issues, also writes articles related to his field in newspapers and magazines.

Sinan Alçın is also an independent board member in addition to economics and management consultancy.
 

Mehmet Koçak <b> Independent Board Member </b>

Mehmet Koçak Independent Board Member
Born in Istanbul in 1967, Mehmet KOÇAK completed his secondary and high school education at Saint Benoit French High School for Boys, and his university education at Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration. ...

Born in Istanbul in 1967, Mehmet KOÇAK completed his secondary and high school education at Saint Benoit French High School for Boys, and his university education at Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration.

He took positions between 1990 and 1994, as an Independent Auditor / Consultant at the Istanbul Office of the Arthur Andersen Worldwide Organization; Between 1994 and 1998, at İş Genel Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. as Financial and Administrative Affairs Manager, Financial and Administrative Affairs Group Manager, Assistant General Manager, respectively; Between 1998 and 2007 ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Head of the Asset-Based Finance and Structured Finance Group at its headquarters in Amsterdam Istanbul Branch, and as the Founding General Manager and Member of the Board of ABN AMRO Leasing; Between 2007 and 2009, Head of Non-Banking Finance Group at Karadeniz Holding A.Ş., Pamuk Factoring A.Ş. and Pamuk Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. as the General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors.

Since 2009, he started to provide consultancy services to provide services in project finance, balance sheet restructuring and corporate finance, and also independent board of directors, executive board and advisory board members in different groups, companies and financial institutions from different sectors in Turkey and abroad. Mehmet Kocak speaks English and French.