BEKTAŞ Consulting is a dynamic advisory practice founded by Füsun Bektaş, who has 20 years of experience in investment banking, asset management and management consulting businesses both in Istanbul and Milan.
Füsun has founded Bektaş Consulting in July 2012 in Milan and since than served Italian clients from different regions of the country related to their affairs in Turkey. Having partnered up with Turkey's RoyalCert Audit International in 2016, she is offering services also to Turkish companies that target to develop business in Italy.
Füsun is also a founding partner at KT&Partners Milan, a financial consulting firm that advises top managers of publicly trading Italian enterprises since 2010 on projects related to financial markets. Prior to that, she worked for two years at Banor Sim in Milan, where she was an asset manager investing in U.S. stock markets. With a pure value-investing approach, she managed the dollar accounts of the clients investing in U.S. equities and fixed income.
In Istanbul, Füsun worked as an equity research analyst for highly reputable international brokerage houses, including UniCredit Securities and the American house Raymond James Securities, for more than six years. During this period she covered a wide array of industries, including oil and gas, steel, retail, healthcare, food, textiles, and more, and organized various road shows for specific companies to London, continental Europe and New York.
Füsun holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Istanbul and an MBA degree from the University of West Georgia in the United States. She speaks Turkish, English and Italian fluently. She has been living in Milan, Italy since 2005 and holds dual citizenship in Turkey and Italy.
Füsun is also the founder of Young Turkish Professionals in Milan (YTPmilan), a networking group that connects Turkish professionals who live and work in north Italy.