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BRG Institute is founded in 2010, Istanbul on financial consulting. As of today, we provide actuarial exams preparation programs, financial content management, mini-mba programs and corporate communications services.

Dr. Fas has completed his Ph.D. at Boğaziçi University, Industrial Engineering Department. His research interests include actuarial-like economic models, stochastic processes and game theoretic applications. Since 2010, he has been responsible for developing business models of BRG Institute.

Prof. Dr. Özyıldırım has completed his Ph.D. in Boğaziçi University, Finance Department. He is currently professor of finance in Istanbul Bilgi University and director of the International Finance Graduate Program. He contributes to all business processes of BRG, especially in financial content management.

Dr. Doğru has completed his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. at Hacettepe University Dept. of Public Finance, Boğaziçi University Dept. of Management and Kadir Has University Finance and Banking Dept. respectively. He worked for Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK) between 1988 and 1999 and served as a Vice Chairman. 

Between 1999 and 2007, Dr. Doğru worked for Kentbank and Anadolubank as a deputy CEO and between 2008 and 2015 he also worked as an Executive Board Member in Anadolubank. 

Dr. Başak has completed his B.A. and Ph.D. at Ankara University Dept. of Political Sciences (Mulkiye) and Kadir Has University Finance and Banking Dept. respectively. He worked as Chair of Treasury Dept. for Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Privatization Administration and as Vice Chair of Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) for Ministry of Finance.

Prof. Atabey Kaygun received his Bachelor's and Masters degrees at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, and his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in the United States. Before returning to Turkey in 2009, he did a string of post-doctorate studies in the US, Canada, Poland, Germany, and Argentina. His work splits into two main areas: He does homological and homotopical algebra on the theoretical side and topological and statistical data analysis on the applied side.

After completing the Engineering of Management Program at Istanbul Technical University in 1998, Prof. Dr. Erzurumlu received his master's degree in Accounting and Finance from Marmara University in 2001. Then he completed his PhD in Finance from the University of Central Florida in 2006 with his thesis on Mutual Funds. Having been awarded the CFA certificate in 2018, Prof. Erzurumlu is still working as a lecturer at Bahçeşehir University. Since 2014, he has been the Head of the Department of Management Engineering at Bahçeşehir University and the director of the Management Engineering Doctorate Program. Prof. Erzurumlu contributes to BRG in the field of financial content management and corporate trainings.

After graduation from Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Salepci received medical speciality from the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University. During his assistantship, he conducted research in the fields of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Clinic, USA, within the scope of the TÜBİTAK project. Dr. Salepci still working as an Otorhinolaryngologist in Turkey. Salepci continues his academic studies in the field of Surgical Sciences at Oxford University in England and contributes to BRG in the field of content management.

Dr. Albayrak is graduated from Trakya University Faculty of Medicine in 2014. Having worked as a junior doctor at the Berlin Charite University and Aachen University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Albayrak has 15 international and 5 national articles, as well as 3 international book chapters. Working on male sexual and reproductive health since the beginning of his urology education, Dr. Albayrak continues his patient examinations and surgeries at Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Hospital as a senior assistant. Dr. Albayrak contributes to BRG in the field of content management.

Mehmet Batıli holds his BA degree from Middle East Technical University, Department of Economics and an MBA from Suffolk University-Sawyer School of Management. Beginning his career as a Management Trainee at Koçbank, Batılı worked as a trader in the Treasury Department, Money Markets, Foreign Exchange Markets and Derivatives Desks, respectively. While continuing his duty at Koçbank, he received training on International Capital Markets, Treasury Management, Derivative Products at Oxford and Strathclyde Universities between 1995 and 1997.  Then he worked as the Treasury Group Manager at Kocbank until 2000. He then served as the Executive Vice President of Treasury in charge of Credit Agricole CIB Turkey, and most recently as Assistant CEO at Standard Chartered Bank Turkey. Mr. Batılı currently resides in Toronto, Canada and continues his work online and onsite.