The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Turalay Kenc

Deputy Governor

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


Turalay Kenc earned his PhD in economics at the University of York in the United Kingdom and has held academic positions at a number of UK universities including the University of Cambridge, Birkbeck College at the University of London, the University of Durham, the University of Manchester and Imperial College London. He was working as a professor of finance at the University of Bradford School of Management when he was appointed a member of the board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on 14 April 2009. Professor Kenç was elected to the Monetary Policy Committee on 7 May 2009 and has been serving as a Deputy Governor since 29 April 2011. On 10 November 2014 an all governors’ meeting of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) selected him as chair of the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics for a three year term starting from 1 January 2015. Additionally, he is a member of the Markets Committee at the Bank for International Settlements. Professor Kenç has been editor-in-chief of the Central Bank Review journal since April 2010.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna