Senay Azak-Matt is the General Manager of Aareal Bank AG Representative Office in Istanbul. Aareal Bank AG is one of the leading international property specialists providing financing solutions in Europe, North America and Asia. The bank was one of the first European banks entering the Turkish market in 1999. Ever since, the bank has held a leading position in the Turkish property financing market.
At the same year, Mrs Azak-Matt joined the bank where she became familiar with the credit business and later headed the Turkish credit department from the head office in Germany. In 2005, she moved to Istanbul to open and establish Aareal Bank’s Representative Office with a team of local experts. Since then she is representing Aareal Bank in the local market.
Before joining the ank, Mrs Azak-Matt started her career in the sales department of a leading supplier of air conditioning systems.
She has a Diploma degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz/Germany and in Coventry/England.
Mrs Azak-Matt is a board member of Bahçeşehir University’s Graduate School of Business and is also founding member of ULI Turkey Women’s Initiative (Gayrimenkulde Kadin Liderler), supporting women in the real estate market. There, she is also heading the “Woman on Board” project, under the international 30% Club – Growth Through Diversity initiative.
Mrs Azak-Matt is married and mother of a daughter. Her interests are in Yoga, Pilates, Wing Chun and Meditation.