Ebru Polat Ozhelvaci

  • Istanbul Turkey

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Vice President - Structured And Project Finance / Corporate Banking

Finansbank A.S.

·Establishing a marketing team for managing the marketing, evaluation and monitoring of Project and Structured Finance transactions at Head Office Corporate Banking

·Products include primary and secondary syndications, investment loans for capacity enlargement, infrastructure, energy projects, advisory, debt restructuring

·Currently has managerial expertise with 2 employees reporting to the post. Project and Structured Finance team has headcount to increase to 3 employees by the end of Y2009.

Oct 2000 - Aug 2007

Manager - Corporate and Institutional Banking

HSBC Bank A.S.

·    Was part of a team that established the Commercial Banking Division of HSBC Bank A.S.

·     Managed the Corporate Banking relationship for a portfolio consisting of major Turkish conglomerates and multinationals

·    Ranked 1st among the Relationship Managers of HSBC Bank A.S. in terms of profitability in 2002 and 2003

·    Initiated, arranged and concluded 11 Islamic Finance (Murabaha) transactions totaling a project value of USD 320m.

·Marketed custom and tailor-made credit products including pre-financing, post-financing, working capital facilities and trade finance

·Marketed structured and vanilla treasury products

·Analyzed the Gold sector and reported to top management on opportunities. Initiated  HSBC’s relationship with major companies in the industry

·Specialist role in International Trade and trade products. Coordinated relationship with various worldwide HSBC Offices for offshore trade products

·Assisted and guided Corporate Marketing Teams at Branches for a better grasp of HSBC culture and policies

·Supported HSBC Corporate Branches in their relationships with top tier corporate companies

·Was part of a team, as the representative of the Corporate Banking, to implement a tailor-made database for credit reporting.

·Completed over 200 Company and Industry analysis reports

·Monitored the outstanding HSBC exposure to the client portfolio and conducted annual credit reports

·Has managerial expertise with 2 associates reporting to the post

May 1999 - Oct 2000

Associate - Hean Office Corporate Banking and Ankara Branch

Demirbank T.A.S.
·Worked as a corporate banking associate at Demirbank before the transfer of the bank to SDIF ·Managed a portfolio of 31 top tier corporate and commercial clients in Ankara

·Conducted company and industry analysis mainly on construction, food, packaging and defense sectors

·Initiated and arranged Demirbank’s involvement in a Bank Syndication for a project value of USD 60m

·Marketed custom financing products

·Marketed money market products

Nov 1997 - May 1999

Assistant Relationship Manager - Ankara Branch

Interbank A.S.
·Completed the Management Trainee Programme of Interbank ·Managed a portfolio of 23 clients; mainly consisting of well-esteemed State Economic Enterprises and special contracting companies

·Prepared credit application reports

Jun 1996 - Nov 1997

Treasury Analyst

FMC Nurol Savunma Sanayi A.S.

·Managed the relashionship of the company with the banks and ensured the company’s compliance to the Syndication Agreement with 9 banks participated in the SBLC Syndication.

·Took active role in the placement of the excess cash in money market instruments s.a. eurobonds, deposits and forwards.

·Involved in the formation of an A-type mutual fund specifically designed for the Company

·Managed the daily cash flow

·Prepared yearly cash flow plans for reporting purposes

·Reported to the Treasurer

Sep 1995 - Jun 1996

Assistant, Audit

Coopers & Lybrand

·Conducted audit on Turkish conglomerates in various industries s.a. automotive, finance, steel, plastics and chemicals.

·Involved in the year end stock count of companies in cement, gas and white goods industries

·Took part in the due diligence of 3 companies

·Prepared IAS, GAAP and SPK audit reports

Education

Education
Sep 1991 - Jun 1995

B.Sc.

Middle East Technichal University
Sep 1984 - Jun 1991

American Collegiate Institute