Dr. Suat İrfan Günsel President of the Board of Directors
Born in 1952 in the village of Paphos in Cyprus, Dr. Suat Günsel went on to graduated from the Physics Department of the Middle East Technical University and received his PHD degree in Educational Psychology.
In 1978 he established the first study centre in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. In 1988 Dr. Suat Günsel went on to establish the Near East University which has become the primary porthole for TRNC to the education community of the World with its Pre, Primary, and Secondary Schools along with a University which boasts 16 Faculties and 4 Institutes.
Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
After completing his undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Law at NEU in 1998, Dr. İrfan Günsel went on to complete his Master studies in International Law between 2003-2006. In 2006 he began his PHD studies in International Law and also received his second undergraduate degree by completing his studies in the Maritime Studies between 2007 – 2011. Dr. İrfan Günsel is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Near East Bank as of October 2008.
Selami Kaçamak CEO and Board of Diretors Member
Joining the Near East Bank in 2013, Selami Kaçamak serves as the member of Board of Director with particular responsible for Internal Systems of the Near East Bank. From July, 2014 Selami Kaçamak serves as a General Manager and the member of Board of Director of the Near East Bank.
Ali Malek Board of Directors Member Responsible for Internal Systems
Ali Malek completed his undergraduate studies in 1978 at the Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) and his graduate studies in 1985 at Bradford University. He also received an MBA in 1998 in the Business Management Faculty of the Near East University.
Selçuk Burat Board of Directors Member
Selçuk Burat completed his undergraduate studies in 1968 in Ankara Academy of Economy and Commercial Sciences (İktisadi ve Ticari İlimler Akademisi), Department of Banking Management. He was appointed as the Financial Coordinator in the Near East University in November 2000, and was the General Manager of Near East Bank between April 2009 – October 2012 and now serves as a on the Board of Directors. Selçuk Burat is married and father of two children.
Kazım Olgu Board of Directors Member
Kazım Olgu was appointed as Director General in 1996 in the Near East Bank, and served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Near East Bank Investment Ltd and as the Secretary of the Company.
As from the 2002 his role changed to a non executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Near East Bank.
Aytaç Sönmez Board of Directors Member
He was born in “Paphos” town of Cyprus on the 1 st of June 1957. He graduated from Istanbul University of Turkey with Bachelor degree in the field of “Business Administration”. He has experience of 33 years in Banking and Financial sector.