Cenk Aydin

Regional Head of Referrals, and Co-Head, Turkey, Standard Chartered Bank

Cenk Aydin is the Co-Head, Turkey, and Regional Head of Referrals at Standard Chartered Bank. Cenk started his career at Citigroup as a Global Management Associate in Wall Street. He took on several Global Strategy responsibilities until he became Head of Power, Energy, Chemicals and Mining Industries in UK. Later in 2007 Cenk joined Bank of America as their Chief Operating Officer within the Corporate and Investment Bank for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He then served as Head of Corporate Segment, Sales and Strategy at JPMorgan for EMEA. Throughout his banking career Cenk advised world's largest multinational corporations such as ArcelorMittal, Exxon, Halliburton, Royal Dutch Shell and others, while formulating global expansion and growth strategies of world's largest three banks, Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan. He is an expert in Corporate Finance, M&A, Wealth Management, Global Strategy Formulation/Execution, Liquidity and Investment Management,Risk Management with a heightened concentration in Power, Energy, Chemical, Metal & Mining, Infrastructure and Financial Institutions Sectors . Cenk was named a Young Global Leader in 2010 by the World Economic Forum and currently serves as a Councillor of the EastWest Institute in New York. Cenk has been featured in many magazines and newspapers, especially with his focus on Social Impact and Views on Strategic Economic Development. Cenk studied Public Policy and Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and holds an MBA and a BA in Economics. His personal interests include cross-border dialogue, security, ethics in finance, sustainable economic development.