Murat Yalcıntas Edit Profile
He studied Mechanical Engineering at Bosphorus University and holds a Joint Master's Degree (1988–1990) from Boston University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Corporate Management. He completed his Ph.D at the Faculty of Management, Istanbul University, focusing on customer service in the service industry.
Murat Yaçıntaş is a business man and civic leader in Istanbul, Turkey. A father of three, Dr. Yalçıntaş speaks fluent English and French and intermediate German and Arabic. Throughout his career, Dr. Murat Yalçıntaş has held various positions at different institutions and organizations, including the following: 2009 – Vice-President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) 2009 – Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) Committee Member (Sanitation System and Climate Control Committee) 2007 – President of the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) 2007 – Vice-President of the Turkish Wushu Federation 2006 – President of the Istanbul Convention Visitors Bureau (ICVB) 2006 – President of the Tourism Development and Education Foundation (TUGEV) 2005 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Istanbul World Trade Center 2005 – President of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC), 2005 - 2009 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) Committee Member (Metal Goods Branch Committee) 2001 - 2005 Vice-President of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party), Istanbul Province 2001–2003 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) Metal Goods Branch Committee Member 1998 - 2001 Vice-President of the Fazilet (Virtue) Party, Istanbul Province 1995 - 2001 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) Committee Member (Metal Goods Branch Committee Member) 1991 - 1994 Islamic Development Bank, Project Head, Jeddah 1989 - 1990 European Union Research Specialist, Brussels.
Vice president external affairs Istanbul branch Fazilet Party, since 1998. Fellow Turkish Body of Mech. Engineers; member Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (board directors since 1995), Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (member assembly since 1995), Fatilet Party Istasnbul Branch (vice president external affairs, since 1998).
Married Katrien Marie Mertens. Children: Didem, Mina, Ali.
1991 - 1994