Dr. Burak Koçer


Dr. Burak Koçer

Member of the Aspen Family Business Group

Burak Koçer; who is an affiliate of the Aspen Family Business Group, an USA-based company providing service to families in business world, has offered consulting service to many companies and organizations in the field of corporate governance and family corporations.

Since 2012, he has been serving as an independent director at the boards of Bosch Fren Sistemleri A.Ş. and Federal-Mogul İzmit Piston ve Pim Üretim Tesisleri A.Ş.

Burak Koçer graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration in 1998. Then, he completed the MBA program at the Miller College of Business at Ball State University in 2000 and the doctoral program at the Department of Business Management and Organization at İstanbul University in 2005.

Since January 2016, he has been working as Local Corporate Governance Specialist in CMB Corporate Governance Reporting and Monitoring System Development Project sponsored by the EBRD.

Since 2009, he has been teaching in the field of Corporate Governance in the Turkish Capital Markets Association (TSPB).

He authored two books titled “The Structure and Operation Mechanism of the Board of Directors of the Companies Traded on İMKB” published by SPK Publications in 2005 and “Wealth Management Across Generations” published by Scala Publishing in 2014. He was one of the co-authors of the guide titled Corporate Governance Principles for the Board of Directors of TÜSİAD published in 2010.

Koçer holds Capital Markets Advanced Operations License and Corporate Governance Rating Specialist License for the Capital Markets Board of Turkey, and Corporate Governance Trainer Certificate issued by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

He speaks English, German and Greek.