Mr. Yucel started his career at Citibank N.A. in 1984 and has held a series of senior management positions in banking. Since 1994, Mr. Yucel played a key role as a turnaround Group CEO for major conglomerates in and outside Turkey. Since 2004, he has been involved in M&A, financial and turnaround advisory services. He is the founder of Pergo Corporate Finance.

Mr. Yucel holds a B.Sc. Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Newcastle University-UK and an MBA from Bosphorus University-Turkey. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and an Alumnus of IMD-Switzerland.