Past event

Research Event

The Global Economic Crisis: A Time for Foreign Investment in Turkey?

Chatham House, London

Europe Programme, Turkey Project

Participants

Alpaslan Korkmaz, President, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT)

Overview

The speaker will discuss the economic and business climate in Turkey in the aftermath of the challenging global economic crisis, and the potential for Foreign Direct Investment.

Alpaslan Korkmaz has been the President of the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) since October 2006. Prior to this, Mr Korkmaz was the Director of the Investment Promotion Agency of the State Neuchatel-Switzerland, and Deputy Director of the Western Switzerland Economic Development Agency. Previously, Mr Korkmaz worked as a Finance Manager, and as General Manager of Begotex SA.

Turkey Project