Who is Adnan Buyukdeniz?
With his significant contributions in the development of participation banking in Turkey, who is Albaraka Türk's previous general manager, Adnan Büyükdeniz?
He was born in Adana in 1958. Büyükdeniz graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics. He continued his postgraduate studies in England, and then, obtained the Diploma of Economics (1981) and master’s degree in Economics (1982) from the London School of Economics. He completed his doctorate studies in 1990 at Istanbul University with the thesis called "Türkiye'de 1980 Sonrası Faiz Politikaları ve Etkileri" (Interest Policies in Turkey After 1980 and Their Effects).
Starting his business life in 1982 as a Research Economist at TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association), Büyükdeniz continued to work at Albaraka Türk as a Marketing Research Assistant Manager, External Affairs Manager, and Chief Assistant General Manager. After 2003, he started to work as Albaraka Türk General Manager until he passed away in 2009.