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Abdullah Akyuz

President, TUSIAD’s Washington Representative Office

Abdullah Akyuz joined the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD) in 1999, as president of its Washington Representative Office (TUSIADUS, Inc.).

From 1983 to 1990, Mr. Akyuz served as an economist on Turkey’s Capital Markets Board. In June 1990, he was named director of the newly established Bonds and Bills Market of the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE).

In 1994, Mr. Akyuz became the executive vice-chairman of the ISE. He has also served as a Board Member of the ISE-Settlement and Custody Bank, Inc., as well as a member of the Undersecretariat of Treasury’s “Domestic Borrowing Advisory Board.”

Mr. Akyuz holds a B.A. degree in economics and finance from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Ankara and an M.A. degree in economics from the University of California-Davis. He is a graduate of Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program.

Articles by Abdullah Akyuz

Dateline 2014: Turkey Joins the EU (Part II)

What obstacles will Turkey and Europe have to surmount to make Turkey's EU membership a reality?

May 15, 2007

Dateline 2014: Turkey Joins the EU (Part I)

What might the international reaction be to a European Union that includes Turkey?

May 14, 2007