Deniz is the Founder and the Managing Partner of BKP Research&Consulting.

He has 30 years experience across a variety of countries and industries as both a financial management executive and a management consultant. His long years of expertise provides him with different focuses that require high analytical skills as well as a deep understanding of micro and macro economic environment.

Since founding BKP almost 20 years ago, Deniz has been responsible for managing it’s strategic level operations, with primary focus around the sustainable growth of the company both in international and local business environment. His flexible approach in management has led and adapted BKP with the evolving structure of economic and business environment and with the changing needs of clients during these years. Deniz also plays a key role as an advisor to the Boards of several reputable Turkish companies from various industries.

Prior to launching BKP, Deniz was a CFO at notable companies such as; American Hospital Istanbul, Marmara Leasing, Marsa Kraft Jocob Suchard and Emsan Holding, where he was responsible for financial management, financial reporting, financial planning and restructuring.

Deniz has also worked extensively as a financial auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co. in both Istanbul, Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices during the first five years of his career.

Deniz holds his Masters degree from Bogazici University, in the field of Political Science. He wrote a thesis entitled as ‘’The Imaginary Ottoman: An examination of ‘Ottomanism’ among the Islamic elites in today’s Turkey as an intellectual bridge between the local and global’’. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bogazici University as well, in the field of Business Administration.