Barış Oney has over 30 years of worldwide and diverse experience in the areas of pre and post investment management, private equity, mergers & acquisitions and IPOs. His qualifications extends to strategic, managerial and financial advisory as a CEO, CFO, board member/advisor, investment banker, corporate finance advisor, strategic/international business development manager and as a project manager and engineer.As the Founder and Managing Partner of Globalturk Capital, he has been acting as a venture partner for Turkish companies in capital raising from private equity investors or strategic buyers and staying as a co-investor in companies after the investments are realized. He has further managed more than 100 cross-border M&A, private equity, IPO, privatization, due diligence and valuation projects on the sell and buy side for clients, both large conglomerates and small to mid-market companies. Prior to establishing Globalturk Capital, his assignments covered setting up and/or managing investment banking/corporate finance advisory practices in three of the most renowned financial institutions in Turkey: Deloitte (Partner), Yapi Kredi Yatirim (acting AGM) and TSKB (Director), and the strategic /international business development – M&A Department of the Turkcell Group (Group Head). He also acted as a project manager, project engineer and advisor in numerous projects in the oil and gas and chemicals sector i.e. P&G, Fluor Daniel, TPAO and Genel Energy.Barış Öney holds a MSc. Degree from the U. of Texas at Austin as a Fulbright scholar; a BSc. Degree from the Middle East Technical University; and a Corporate Finance Diploma from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales – ICAEW. He further holds a Management and Corporate Finance Certificates from the University of Tulsa and the New York Institute of Finance. He is a graduate of TED Ankara Koleji.Apart from his Board Membership at Tempo Call Center and Sistem 9 Medya Digital Signage Company, Barış Öney currently serves at the Executive and Advisory Boards of numerous other companies and leading business organizations in Turkey and abroad. He is also EMPEA’s Country Representative in Turkey.