Burcu Geriş | TAİK Virginia Chair

Burcu Geris graduated from Bosphorus University, Department of Business Administration in 1999 and subsequently received her MBA degree from London Business School and Columbia Business School. She began her professional career at Garanti Bank where she worked in Treasury and Project Finance departments from 1999 until 2005.

Joining TAV Airports in 2005, Geris led the Project & Structured Finance Department of the Company between 2005 and 2012. Burcu Geris was appointed as CFO in 2012 and Vice President in 2014. She was named as a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum in 2015 as well as a “Rising Talent” by the Women’s Forum in 2013. In Thomson Reuters Extel’s European Investor Relations Survey, she was voted as the Best CFO in Turkey in 2015 and in 2018, as well as Turkey’s Second Best CFO in 2014 and 2016. She was named as one of Turkey’s 50 Most Influential CFOs by the Fortune magazine for three straight years in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

In addition to serving as a Member of the Boards of Directors of TAV Group companies, Geris is also a member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Professional Women’s Network (PWN), Global Board ReadyWomen (GBRW), Global Relations Forum Young Professionals Program, and BUMED, CBS and LBS Alumni Associations. She is married with two children.