Board of Directors

Hakan Bortecene
Chairman of the Board of TurkishBank UK and Chairman of TurkishBank Group.

Robert W. Long
Non- Executive Director. Wide experience in both domestic and international banking with over 50 years of experience. The past 17 years of his experience being with TBUK over various roles, his previous roles include; Director at Turkish Bank (UK) Limited, Managing Director at Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd., Non-Executive Director at Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd., worked on wide range of positions from Associate of the Inst. Financial Services to Transmission Services Director at Lloyds Bank PLC for 39 years.

Steven Betteridge
Non- Executive Director. A career banker with over 30 years experience at senior level . Steve has worked at Lloyds Banking Group, the Bank of England and HM Revenue and Customs . He has extensive payments experience and has been a director of two of the UK Payment Schemes , CHAPS and Bacs as well as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Bacs. Additionally Steve has senior level experience in operations management, procurement, risk management, policy implementation, regulatory compliance , change and programme management. He has held two other Non Executive Directorships : a housing association (current ) and the Rural Payments Agency, Department for Environment , Food and Rural Affairs ( 2007-2010 ).

Murat Arig
Non- Executive Director. With over 20 years at a Director level, his professional background includes; President at Finance Group & Board Member at Abank, CEO & Board member at Abank, CEO at ALEASE, as well as various positions from Deputy Marketing Manager to AGM at Credit Lyonnais, and Client Executive at Iktisat Bankasi AS. He also serves as a board member of Turk Sigorta; the groups Cyprus-based insurance.

Mehmet Ali Yunus Rahmioglu
Non- Executive Director. Previous positions include; Director and General Manager at Turkish Bank Ltd Nicosia, Chairman at TRNC Banks Association, and Instructor at the Eastern Mediterranian University. He also serves as a board member of Turk Sigorta; the groups Cyprus-based insurance.

James Gillan
Independent Non-Executive Director, formerly a career Detective with 26 years’ experience in the Metropolitan Police Service, including service in the Economic Crime Unit at New Scotland Yard. James also has significant experience in the private sector, having worked in senior Financial Crime Compliance positions at a number of firms, where he has had responsibility for oversight of policy, Due Diligence, Sanctions screening and investigations, including acting as Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

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