17-18 June 2021



he Invest in Turkey Forum 2021  the leading event for Turkish and international market stakeholders, took place virtually on 17-18 June. Running for the 9th year in the row, key investors, lenders and developers, EPC contractors and IFIs came together to discuss how to seize the best opportunities across the project finance, infrastructure and power markets in Turkey. We were delighted to welcome our Gold Sponsors: Clifford Chance and Ciftci Attorney Partnership, to the event together with Co-Host: BCCT and Bronze Sponsor: Nazali Tax and Legal.

With the stellar line-up of 30+ speakers and over 2000+ professionals in attendance, the “Invest in Turkey Forum” has been a must-attend event to find out about:
  • Future projects in the railway transportation network in Turkey
  • Financing Turkish infrastructure in the next decade
  • Market directions in financing Infrastructure Investments through
    capital Markets and Project Bonds
  • Turkish investments for overseas infrastructure projects – perusing opportunities in Africa, CIS, and other emerging regions
  • 2021 Energy DEALS, investment Trends and 2022 Forecasts
  • Hydrogen in Turkey
  • ESG, green & sustainable finance, investments in Climate Change projects
To view the recordings from the 2021 event, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7KQ63ZOt_E&list=PLFfuQeazMKi5OAdA2u-EP1UJcxSCJ6vND 

2021 Speakers included:

  • H.E. Umit Yalcin – The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey
  • Mahmut Muhiddin Keskin, Head of Strategy Department, Investment Office of the Presidency of Turkey
  • Ali Erdurmuş, Executive Vice-Chair, CMB
  • Jared Grubb, Partner, Clifford Chance
  • Itır Çiftçi, Partner, Ciftci Attorney Partnership
  • Sait Eryılmaz, Partner, Ciftci Attorney Partnership
  • Ersin NAZALI,  Managing Partner, NAZALI Legal-Tax Services
  • Murat Demir, Regional Partner, NAZALI Tax & Legal International
  • Chris Gaunt, OBE, Chairman, BCCT

2021 Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Abdullah Çerekçi, Strategy and M&A Director, Zorlu Holding
  • Sadık Çulcuoğlu, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance, Yapı Kredi Yatırım
  • Ayşe Nazlıca, Head of Financial Institutions and Investor Relations, TSKB
  • Claire Coustar, Global Head, ESG and Board Member, Deutsche Bank Turkey
  • Sule Kilic, Deputy Head, Turkey, EBRD
  • Mehmet Serif, Sarikaya Project and International Relations Manager, GAZBİR-GAZMER
  • Onur Aksoy, Head of Debt and Equity Capital Markets, TSKB
  • Mehmet Ali Deniz,  Director, Head of Global Strategy and M&A, Global Investment Holding
  • Baris Derbentli, General Coordinator of Investments & Project Finance, Yapı Merkezi
  • Malinne Blomberg, Deputy Director-General for North Africa, AfDB
  • PhD Hasan Suel, External Affairs Director, Vodafone Turkey
  • David Williamson, Associate Director, Head of ESD Operations, EBRD
  • Gunay Gokcen, Development Director, Turkey, Meridiam
  • Derya Ozet Yalgi, Director, Sustainability, Sabanci Holding AŞ
  • Ahmet Can Yakar, Project Finance Managing Director, ICBC Yatırım
  • Hasan Aksoy, Senior Power System Analyst, SHURA
  • Yasemin Kuytak, Director, KfW IPEX-Bank
  • Dr Aura Sabadus, Senior Energy Journalist, ICIS
  • Aslı Erden Ozturk, Associate Director, Senior Banker, EBRD
  • Sinem Doganeli Ozdemir, Project & Acquisition Finance Manager, Garanti BBVA
  • Erkan Kentmen, Head of International Banking, Aktif Bank
  • Onur Mustafaoglu, Director of Energy Investments, Istanbul Portfoy 
  • Baris Sanli, Bilkent Energy Policy Research Center
We are looking forward to the 2022 edition. Please contact us, as you have an unparalleled opportunity to join the elite group of sponsors and partners and a chance to align your brand with the top industry names and business in the infrastructure and energy space. Find out more about the limited number of sponsorship opportunities available, including:
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Virtual exhibition booth
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Exclusive interviews and promotional content
  • VIP delegate passes for sponsor’s guests
For the registration, sponsorship and branding queries, please contact: 
Emine Azed Acar, Senior Project Manager
For content-related matters, please contact:
Agnieszka Pawlowska, Head of Events


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