Mr. Kozanoglu is currently a Licensed Angel Investor and has been the Cofounder and the Chairman of the Board of SIRKETORTAGIM, an angel Investment fascilitating company since 2014. He also is the executive chairman of the Board of ALBILA pharmaceutical company since 2017, an angel investment venture in Turkey. During his previous 42 years of professional working history, he held several CEO and chairmanship titles at large corporates, mainly in financial sector. Examples are Turkish affiliate of ERGO Insurance Group, SABANCI Holding, AKBANK, AKSIGORTA, AVIVASA ,BIMSA, AKYATIRIM, AKPORTFOY and BKM. He holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University and an MSc degree in Computer Sciences from University of London. In addition to being a Professional business coach, main competence areas of Mr. Kozanoglu are banking, insurance, angel investment management, business strategies, and corporate management.
Mehmet Erktin has extensive experience in the construction industry, having worked 23 years at Tekfen Holding’s numerous worksites in Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Germany. He resigned from his position as Tekfen Holding Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Tekfen OZ Co., Inc., in May 2011 to become a co-founder of Omurga Real Estate Development Co.,Inc. Upon graduating from Robert College and Boğaziçi University School of Civil Engineering, Mehmet Erktin received a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Burak Divanlioglu , together with Serkan Borançılı, worked as a freelance architect on various construction projects from 1994 to 1998. He co-founded GittiGidiyor.com, Istanbul.net, UzmanTV.com and Cimri.com, Timsah.com, and Markopon projects in 2001, 2005, 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively. He became an angel investor for Pabbuc.com in 2009, Indirdik.com in 2010, and Setrow and Yenimoda.com projects in 2011 prior to co-founding Omurga Real Estate Investment Co., Inc. in 2011. Burak Divanlıoğlu is a graduate of Ankara Atatürk Anatolian High School and İ.T.Ü. School of Architecture.
Born in 1954 at Adana, Mehmet Buldurgan completed his secondary school education in Tarsus American College, his high school education in Ankara Science High School and then he got his bachelor's degree from Boğaziçi University Faculty of Management in 1977. He worked in various companies in different management positions and he joined Temsa in January 2000 as General Manager and after having served for more than 10 years, he left the company as CEO in October 2010. Then he founded in 2011 mbco Strategy Consultancy Company. In 2013, Mehmet Buldurgan has taken an angel investor license, which is a new scope of the legislation from the undersecretariat of treasury and established Angel Investors Network for startups. He continues to serve as chief consultant at several companies and is the president of Sirket ortagim Angel Investors Network A.S.
Aydonat Atasever became the first investment partner of GittiGidiyor.com in 2002. He was among the co-founders of the Istanbul.net , UzmanTV.com and Cimri.com, Timsah.com, and Markopon projects in 2005, 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively. He served as General Manager of Cimri.com during the years 2008-2011, and co-founded Omurga Real Estate Investment Co., Inc. in 2011. Aydonat Atasever is a graduate of İzmir Atatürk High School and İ.T.Ü. School of Architecture.
Oğuz Kösebay started his professional career at Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc. as a project engineer. He later worked on various projects of Tekfen Real Estate Development Group, following its establishment in 2000. From 2006 – 2011 he held managerial positions in the business development, design and construction departments of Tekfen Real Estate Development and Investment Co., Inc. and Tekfen OZ Real Estate Development Co., Inc. He joined Omurga Real Estate Investment Co., Inc. in September 2011. He is a graduate of Dost Private High School and İ.T.Ü. School of Environmental Engineering .
Murat Ergin is major shareholder ad Managing Director of Kuzeybatı, one of the leading commercial property brokerage/consultancy firms in Turkey. While at Kuzeybatı he offers local service either through in-house team or through affiliated Turkish
service providers and international affiliates, with a global team. Kuzeybati was an international associate of Savills between, and was the only associate of international real estate consultant BNP PARIBAS Real Estate in Turkey.
He worked at Pfizer, multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer, as product manager and SYS Voice, Response manufacturer, as a partner.
Upon graduating from Robert College and Boğaziçi University School of Industrial Engineering,
Murat Ergin received MBA from Bogazici University. He is certified valuation expert by Capital Market Board of Turkey.
Tamar Demir Yazgül began her career as a project design architect at Oda Design Ltd. in 2004. She worked on numerous projects from concept development to construction. In 2007, she joined Tekfen Real Estate Development and Investment Co., Inc. as an architectural designer, and was involved in the development, design, construction and marketing of various projects until 2013. Tamar Demir Yazgül joined the Project Development and Marketing Department of Omurga Real Estate Investment Co., Inc. in 2013. She graduated from Sahakyan Nunyan Armenian High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a Master’s degree in Project and Construction Management from İ.T.Ü.