GÜL DEMİRTAŞ School of Management Sabanci University Orhanli – Tuzla Istanbul 34956 [email protected] EDUCATION Ph.D. Candidate, Finance Sabanci University, Istanbul Dissertation title: “Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance” GPA: 3.83/ 4 MSc, Financial Economics Bilgi University, Istanbul Graduation project title: “Potential Impact of Basel II on Banks in Turkey: A Bank Level Analysis Based on QIS-­‐TR2 Results” GPA: 4 / 4 B.A., Economics Boğaziçi University, Istanbul GPA: 3.23 / 4 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Accenture Consulting | Risk Management Consultant ING Bank, Turkey| Operational Risk & Credit Risk Specialist 2009 – 2006 – 2008 2000 – 2004 2008 – 2009 2007 – 2008 Türkiye İş Bankası | Operational Risk & Basel II Group, Assistant Specialist 2004 – 2007 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Sabanci University | Teaching Assistant 2009 – Graduate level courses: Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Theory, Fixed Income Analytics, Statistics, Financial Econometrics Undergraduate level courses: Financial Management, Corporate Finance WORKING PAPERS “The Effect of CEO Departure on Target Firms’ Post-­‐Takeover Performance: Evidence from Not-­‐Delisting Target Firms” with Şerif Aziz Şimşir 2013 “Social Ties in the Making of an M&A Deal” Dissertation chapter WORK IN PROGRESS “Board Involvement in the M&A Negotiation Process” Dissertation chapter 2013 2013 PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS “Bankalarda Risk Yönetimi ve Basel II” (Risk Management in Banking and Basel II) Co-­‐written with İş Bankası Risk Management Group Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları “Operasyonel Risk İleri Ölçüm Modelleri” (Operational Risk Measurement Models) Co-­‐written with Operational Risk Working Group Bankacılar Dergisi, vol. 58, p. 122-­‐152 2006 2006 PRESENTATIONS “Post-­‐takeover Performance of Target Firms” Presentation at İş Yatırım Finans Atölyesi, Istanbul. 2009 – 2013 2009 – 2014 2006 – 2008 Honor Student in Department of Economics, Boğaziçi University Scholarship for undergraduate study, Hisar Eğitim Vakfı Scholarship for high-­‐school study, Robert College 2004 2000 – 2004 1999 – 2000 HONORS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS National Ph.D. Scholarship Program, Tübitak Ph.D. Program tuition waiver, Sabancı University Scholarship for graduate study, Bilgi University 2010