Selim Kervancı

CEO of HSBC Turkiye

Selim Kervanci received a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Istanbul Techincal
University and also has an MBA from Vrije Universiteit de Brussel in Belgium. He started his
career as a Sales Engineer at Alcatel then he joined HSBC in 1996 as a management trainee
in Corporate Banking and Capital Markets. He was involved in the establishment of
commercial banking activities of the bank in addition to managing relationships with large
In 2001, he became the Head of Financial Institutions and Structured Finance Department. In
2005 he became Head of Investment Banking which also included M&A and ECM in addition
to his previous responsibilities and in 2010 he then became the Head of Banking and Capital
Financing HSBC Turkiye which covers financial Institutions, multinationals, debt finance as
well as M&A advisory and equity capital markets.
He became the Head of Capital Financing MENA and Turkiye, based in Dubai October 2014
being responsible for the banks equity and debt related primary products.  He has been
involved in both the origination and execution of numerous investment bantransactions.
Since 1st July 2016 till then, he is the CEO of HSBC Turkiye and member of TUSIAD (Turkish
Industrialists and Businessmen Association) since 2017 addition to his responsibilities at
HSBC he was recently assigned as Vice President of TUSIAD China Working Group by October