Burcu Geris has a degree in Business from Bogazici University and MBA degree from London Business School and Columbia Business School. Burcu has 15 years of experience in project finance, corporate finance and treasury. She started her career as a banker where she was involved in the financing of various privatization, infrastructure and energy projects between 1999-2005. She joined TAV Airports in 2005 where she headed Project and Structured Finance Department for 7 years. She became CFO of TAV in 2012 at the age of 34, the youngest woman CFO in Turkey and probably one of the youngest in the world. At TAV Airports, Burcu completed the financing and refinancing of eight airport projects totalling US$4.5bn. She played a significant role in the IPO of the company and various share sales transactions. Geris holds board member positions in TAV subsidiaries. She was selected as a “Rising Talent” in 2013 by Women’s Forum. Burcu has been voted “Best CFO in Investor Rela tions-2nd in Turkey” and 4th in Eurpoean Transport Sector by Thomson Reuters Extel Surveys in 2014. She is fluent in English and French. Burcu lives in Istanbul with her husband and 2 children.