Local ALCO Committee

The main goal of the Garanti BBVA ALCO is to assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the ALM (including liquidity and funding, interest rates and exchange rates) and capital decision-making processes.

The Committee is structured around the following objectives:

  • To coordinate and review the implementation of policies for managing the sources and uses of funds that should provide an appropriate level of profitability consistent with planned growth within acceptable levels of risk,
  • To monitor and analyze the profitability and net interest income,
  • To allow senior management efficiently understand, develop and refine the ALM and capital policy assisting them in overseeing the management that Finance is carrying out,
  • To follow-up limits to control the balance sheet and capital risks, adjusting the exposure and risk profile to the one defined by the Garanti BBVA’s Board of Directors,
  • To assess the situation of financial markets and macro variables,
  • To monitor that individual business lines are aligned in terms of overall objectives and proactively controlled, with regard to the prudential risks under the ALM and capital function control,
  • To evaluate and assess the impact of changes in market and other variables in the ALM risk and capital profile,
  • To appraise the strategies presented by Finance and to revise the execution of previously approved actions,
  • To monitor regulatory capital adjusted profitability measures,
  • To challenge and regularly monitor medium-term capital and liquidity plans for base scenarios and adverse or severely adverse scenarios,
  • To analyze the extraordinary liquidity and funding situation that causes the committee to be called-in (if considered appropriate, Asset Liability Committee activates the Liquidity Contingency Plan. The Liquidity Contingency Plan activation will be informed to Corporate Asset Liability Committee),
  • To approve the Procedure for Hedge Accounting Transactions Process,
  • To approve Funds Transfer Pricing Methodology,
  • To approve Assumptions or Methodology or Structural Risk Measurement Techniques
  • To approve internal framework documents for ALM and Capital Management,
  • To monitor the policies, procedures, regulations and similar documents under its responsibility with respect to necessary updates, and taking action to keep them up-to-date.


Meeting Frequency: The Committee convenes monthly, but evaluation meetings are held weekly with the participation of the Bank's Senior Management.

Committee Members 

Committee Members Committee Members' Titles
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member
Aydın Güler Finance & Treasury EVP
Mahmut Akten Retail Banking EVP
Selahattin Güldü Commercial Banking EVP
Cemal Onaran SME Banking EVP
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate, Investment Banking & Global Markets EVP
Ali Temel Chief Credit Risk Officer
Alvaro Ortiz Vidal-Abarca Chief Economist Cross Emerging Markets
Metin Kılıç Assets & Liabilities Management Director
Özlem Ernart Head of Risk Management
Sıdıka Dizdar Market & Structural Risk Director