Senior Executive Officer, DP World Trade Finance,
Sinan has 21 years of experience working in executive roles across various industries, focusing on several areas of banking, financial services & logistics i.e. trade & structured finance solutions, supply chain finance, new ventures and business development.
Sinan joined DP World in April 2021, set up “DP World Financial Services Limited” where he continues to serve as Senior Executive Officer and Board Director, and globally leads DP World’s “Trade Finance” business, DP World’s global trade finance initiative.
In March 2017, he set up Maersk Trade Finance business in UAE, obtained regulatory license, rapidly grew business, and served as Senior Executive Officer, Board Director and Regional Trade Finance Head for Indian Subcontinent, Middle East & Africa region until 2021.
Previously, Sinan was Regional Director of UK Export Finance (a British Government Department and the official Export Credit Agency of the UK) for Europe, MENA and Central Asia region, established UKEF’s overseas presence and originated trade & project finance deals.
Prior to UKEF, he headed Trade Finance/Financial Services unit of CNH Industrial for Africa-Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.
Before CNH, Sinan held the position as Auditor at VakifBank and covered many areas of banking & financial services.
Sinan holds MBA degree from Philadelphia University and Master’s Degree in Banking & Entrepreneurship from the joint program of Venice & Udine Universities in Italy. Sinan speaks English, Italian, Turkish, French and German and lived & worked in Turkey, USA, Italy, Singapore, Thailand and UAE.