Executive Vice President, KKB-Turkish Credit Bureau

Dr Orkun Deniz graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Computer Engineering in 1995. He continued his academic studies at Yeditepe University, first receiving his MBA and later his doctorate degree in Management and Organization. He started his professional career at Akbank as a Software Developer in the IT Department. He was among the founding team of Kredi Kayıt Bürosu, which he joined in 1997, and he played an active role during the launch of Türkiye’s first credit bureau system. He continued his career at Fortis Bank, serving as Director in charge of System Development, Reporting, Loan Policies, and Rating in the Corporate Loans Department. He held several roles during the transformation process of KKB, which he rejoined in early2011.Primarily, Mr. Deniz ensured the expansion of the product portfolio of KKB by developing new products and services as the Manager of Project and Process Management. Later, he directed all relations with the financial sector as the Manager of the Banks and Financial Institutions Unit.

Throughout his career at KKB, Mr. Deniz has provided consulting support for the attempts of many countries to establish credit bureaus.

Since September 2016, Mr.Deniz has served as the Assistant General Manager in charge of the Banks Association of Türkiye Risk Center operations.