Koray has been working in international development finance for almost ten years. Before joining Climate Focus, he worked at the EBRD in Istanbul and London, managing several donor-funded frameworks and projects targeting financial institutions and their clients for the financing of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and resource efficiency investments.
His responsibility included conducting due diligence, financial and counterparty credit risk analysis, preparation and implementation of investment proposals incorporating various lending instruments, management of stakeholders, and negotiation of various legal structures.
Prior to the EBRD, Koray worked at Garanti Bank, Turkey as part of the Structured Finance team, managing development finance transactions with various international institutions such as the EIB, EBRD, OPIC, KfW, AfD and PROPARCO.
In his free time, Koray likes to take photos of nature and people, cook for family and friends and travel to new corners of the world. He holds degrees from Bilkent University (MA in economics) and Middle East Technical University (BA in economics) in Turkey.