Aykud Alp Berk

Aykud Alp Berk


BIOGRAPHY

Following the management experiences  such as plant management and consultation in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, he has joined  in 1991 at TAI, a defense-aerospace leader company in Turkey with several achievements in local industry development, business development and strategic management activities. In 2009 he has been transferred to the defense-aerospace giant holding, TAF Foundation, which owns the majority shares of the Aselsan, TAI, Roketsan and Havelsan and other 11 companies, as the Director of Asset Management currently. He is responsible for the strategic, financial, technical and operational management functionalites of the affiliate companies including the M&A, valuation, restructuring, etc. In paralel, he has been assigned to the Board of Directors of several companies such as Aselsan, Havelsan, Isbir and TTS companies. He has also contributed to the development and restructuring of Turkish defense industry, and initiative development in commercial aerospace business and regional aircraft by several assignments. He has received his BSc in Mechanical Engineering, MSc in Economics and PhD in Business Adiministarion from METU, Gazi and TLF respectively. He has several publications related with the financial crowding-out of private sector, strategy and business modelling, business development and diplomacy issues.  He is married with one son and daughter, and knows English and Deutsch.