ACADEMIC BOARD

Boğaziçi University

Prof. Vedat Akgiray

Professor Vedat Akgiray is the Director of the Centre for Research in Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation at Bosphorus University. Since 1990, he has held his academic position at Bosphorus University and the founder of the masters program in Financial Engineering, where he has served as the chairman during 2002 - 2009. Between 2009 - 2012, he served as the Chairman of the Capital Markets Board of Turkiye, Vice Chair of the IOSCO Board and Chairman of the IOSCO Emerging Markets Committee.

Having held several posts at numerous universities both in the US and in Turkiye, he has published and presented more than 100 articles on various international academic platforms. Besides his academic role, he has also provided consultancy services to various enterprises in the subjects of finance and information technology.

Prof. Akgiray has graduated from the Bosphorus University in 1980, after finishing high school at Robert College of Istanbul. He has obtained MA, MBA degrees and also PhD degree in finance at Syracuse University in the US. In 2010, he was awarded with the "Crystal Seagull" in 2010 by Kadikoy Anatolian High School Alumni Organization.

Expertise

  • Financial markets
  • Derivatives
  • Portfolio management
  • Mathematical Finance