Team

In our venture capital journey, we have a management team composed of experienced individuals who guide our direction. Each member is specialized in their respective field and has a track record filled with successes. These individuals have come together to support our company's vision and growth strategies.

General Manager

Kamil Kılıç

General Manager

Kılıç has served as a professional manager in CRM and Digital Marketing for many years in national and international markets. The companies he has worked with include Metro Cash & Carry, Sif JCB Construction Machine, Sixth Street, Speak Group, Timaş Publishing Group, and Körfez GYO.

In most of his positions, Kılıç has focused on analysing customer needs, preparing value suggestions, establishing commercial models, and engaging in strategic business development activities.

With Kılıç’s knowledge and experience, he has served on the Board of Directors of many companies in the venture capital sector. He has also worked as a pioneer in the development of the sector in several non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Kılıç served as a Board Member for MUSIAD, Letven Ventures, Venture Capital Fund GİSED Association, GPAS Global Finance Summit Participation, and several VENTURE IN TURKEY institutions.

Kılıç holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Işık University and a master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Marmara University. He undertook his doctoral studies in the field of Management Organisation at Gebze Institute of Technology.

Chief Investment Officer

Hakan EK

Chief Investment Officer

After starting his career as a Tax Consultant at PwC, he gained experience in overseas company structuring, international tax consultancy and M&A management. In the following years, he continued his career as the Assistant General Manager Responsible for Financial Affairs at SIF Automotive Group. As a part of this role, he played a crucial role during the foreign company structuring processes in UAE, Netherlands, Libya, and Northern Iraq markets. After starting his career as a Tax Consultant at PwC, he gained experience in overseas company structuring, international tax consultancy and M&A management. In the following years, he continued his career as the Assistant General Manager Responsible for Financial Affairs at SIF Automotive Group. As a part of this role, he played a crucial role during the foreign company structuring processes in UAE, Netherlands, Libya, and Northern Iraq markets.

Hakan Ek achieved significant success in Hyundai Elevator, where he worked as a senior-level manager and CEO for about 5 years, by establishing the Turkey organization from scratch and effectively executing global sales and business development activities. He secured a significant amount of foreign investment inflows to our country through the company’s entry to the Turkey market, considerably increased the employment rate, and positively contributed to the Turkey economy. Throughout his career over 20 years, he has been a real asset for these organizations by achieving highly critical growth and development goals via strong vision, financial perspective, strategic planning, and global networking competencies; and has added real value to the respective companies due to his extensive experience in acquisitions and global investments. He also possesses CPA certification since 2002.

Hakan Ek, who has extensive experience in overseas company structuring and possesses a true entrepreneurial spirit, continues to run his own farm in Canakkale and known as a nature lover. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Marmara University and an MBA - Corporate Finance degree from the University of Dallas. He also participated in an Executive Development Program at The Warton Business School.

Country Fund Director

Amro AHMED

Country Fund Director

Amro joined LETVEN CAPITAL in June 2020 , as country fund director he has over 25 years progressive experience with market leading financial institutions across Europe & Middle East with reach to business in the Far East covering extensively participating banks . His previous career covers Manager Islamic Finance Asset Management Qatar Financial Centre, Senior Vice President & Libya, Head Islamic Investments ADCB (RBS legacy N.V) UAE, Vice President Regional Islamic Banking (EMEA & ASIA PAC) ABN AMRO.