Data Security and Protection Committee

Committee is responsible for ensuring that data owned by Garanti Bank, its subsidiaries and its customers are compliant with the relevant legal regulations and corporate policies.

The Comittee's responsibilities are;

  • To determine the policies that are within the scope of data security and protection, to review these policies periodically and to update them if needed,
  • To prioritize the projects which are in the context of data security and protection,
  • To monitor the efficiency of the processes operated in the scope of data security and to evaluate the improvement needs,
  • To monitor the legislative changes that are in the scope of data security and to ensure that the needs are met.

Meeting Frequency: The Committee meets once in 3 months.
Number of Meetings in 2019: 2


Committee Members 

Member Title Committee Role
İlker Kuruöz Engineering and Data EVP Member
Aydın Düren Legal Services and Collection EVP Member
Osman Tüzün Human Resources and Support Services EVP Member
Aydın Küçükkarakaş GT - IT Security and Risk Man. EVP Member
Şebnem İpekçi  GT -  Strategy and Control EVP Member
Ferda Özge  GT - Data Platform Software Technologies & Operation EVP Member
Özgür Tüzemen GT - Data and Advanced Analytic EVP Member
Emre Poyraz   Participant Member
Berna Avdan Legal Advisory Services - Legal Counsel Participant Member
Eray Kaya  GT - Banking Business Consulting EVP Participant Member
Fatih Bektaşoğlu    Participant Member
Şenol Karahasan  GT - Network and Site Management EVP Participant Member
Reha Emekli    Participant Member
Kutluhan Apaydın  GT - Financial Affiliates EVP Participant Member
Burak Erkek  Assistant Director of Internal Audit Participant Member
Hazal Özgüven  Organization & Process Development SVP Participant Member
Sibel Kaya  HR SVP Participant Member
Korcan Demircioğlu  Customer Security & Trans. Risk Management SVP Participant Member
Barış Gülcan  Internal Control SVP Participant Member
Seval Demirkılıç    Participant Member
Ümit Malkoç GT -Information Security IT Risk and Business Continuity Management Business SVP Participant Member
Bekir Özmen GT - Information Security Manager Participant Member
Mehmet Feridun Aktaş Assistant General Manager  
Emre Kunt     
Kerem Aslandağ GT – IT Risk Control and Certification Manager  Participant Member
Tuna Özken    Participant Member
Beyza Yapıcı Intermal Capital and Operational Risk SVP Participant Member
Tolga Konu GT - Cyber Security Management SVP Participant Member