Director of African Markets
Burak Unal is the Director of African Markets and Relations of Istanbul Africa Trade Company. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s global trade initiatives and client relations. Burak is responsible for managing relations with national business councils and businessmen.
Prior to Istanbul Africa Trade Company, Burak Unal worked at Oliver Wyman, New York based management consulting firm, as a Financial Services Consultant. In his career at Oliver Wyman, he had several banking projects in Turkey, Italy and Greece. He also took part in business development activities in the Middle East region, including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
Burak holds a master’s degree in finance from London School of Economics, a bachelor’s degree in management from Bogazici University. He is a Chevening Scholarship holder.
Academic Thesis: Development of the Textile Industry in Kenya and Its Impact on the Balance of Trade (London School of Economics, MSc Finance)