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Leadership Team

The passion and talent of our people is critical to our success. Together we share a common set of values rooted in teamwork, integrity, performance orientation, entrepreneurial vision and professional excellence.

Long Term Value

We work with shareholders and management teams to define a roadmap that will lead the company to its desired target.

The result of this work is our Value Map™ for the company.

Memet Yazici - Private Equity in Turkey
Memet Yazici

Memet is the Managing Advisor of TRPE. Memet serves as a Board Member or Advisor. He focuses on technology, healthcare and services sectors. He is an Advisor to One Equity Partners and Manhattan Venture Partners.


Memet holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul and an MBA degree from University of Rochester, Simon Business School.  

Ender Gelen

Ender is an Advisor of TRPE focused on Healthcare Tourism and Industry and is based in Antalya.  Previously Ender worked in Business and Investment Development roles in Infrastructure segments in Turkey, the Gulf and South Africa. 


Ender holds B.S. and M.S. degrees  in Engineering from Middle East Technical University.  

Devrim Sönmez

Devrim is an Advisor of TRPE focused on the Information Technology sector and is based in London, UK.  He also serves as the Managing Director of iExpandUK.  Previously Devrim held leadership roles at Turkey's leading ICT services platform and was an advisor to multiple ICT crossborder transactions.  Devrim teaches at Oxford University with a focus on IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity.

Mr. Sönmez holds B.S.  in Mathematics from Middle East Technical University.  

Meriç Bıçakçıoglu

Meriç is an Advisor of TRPE and is currently supporting companies in establishing or utilizing innovation capabilities, corporate and social entrepreneurship. Meriç has extensive experience in agriculture, education and technology sectors both as an entrepreneur as well as a due diligence professional.

Mr. Bıçakçıoglu holds a B.A. degree in Education from Middle East Technical University, an MBA degree from the University of Nottingham and a PhD from Istanbul Bilgi University. 

Refiye Yazici - Private Equity in Turkey
Refiye Yazici

Refiye is a Senior Advisor of TRPE and was most recently the Chairperson of the board of Pisano. She is responsible for financial and operational analysis. She has extensive experience in financial and operational management with TetraLaval Group and Eczacıbaşı.


Refiye holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration from Bogazici University in Istanbul.