Mr. Basar Yildirim

Mr. Basar Yildirim
Senior Manager, Financial Services Research & Analysis
PwC Turkey
Başar YILDIRIM has an experience on advance macroeconomic analysis and forecast, who had been engaged in company valuation and sectoral research too. He is leading the economic issues within PwC Turkey by acquainting the executive management with regular economic briefings and reports on Turkey, analyzing the effects of macroeconomic dynamics on sectors, taking part in projects via economic modelling and forecasting, training the teams via latest developments on Turkish economy and financial sector. In addition to this, he supports the strategic business plan process of the Financial Services team of the company. He represents PwC Turkey in local and international conferences as speaker on Turkish economy who catches up the potential foreign investors about the country dynamics. His comments on both Turkish economy and banking sector has been taking place in Turkish visual and print media.
Before joining PwC Turkey so as to establish Financial Services Research & Analysis unit, he worked as an economist of the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB)-Turkey’s first private development and investment bank. During that experience, Başar has been the member of the Economic Research Group of the Turkish Banking Association. He also has a short experience in Tekstilbank as a member of the market risk management team.
Başar completed Master of Arts in Economics and Finance program at the Boğaziçi University as first honor after he has got his BA degree of Economics from Marmara University.
He attends in courses at university as a visiting lecturer and also voluntarily works as a mentor in Boğaziçi University Graduate Association.