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Management and Board

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Zafer Topaloğlu

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Toya Gold. Started his professional career at the age of 21. Active member in several organizations, including FICAC , (World Federation of Consuls (Honorary Consulate of South Sudan), ICC (Istanbul Consular Corp.), TABA..., (Turkish-American Business Association), GYİAD, (Young Executives and Businessmen’s Associatıon), DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board Member )and Bahrain Business Council Vice President), MÜSİAD (Independent and Industrialist Businessmen’s Association), TÜGİAD (Turkish Young Businessmen’s Association) BSc, Economic And Administrative Sciences, Bilgi University, İstanbul, 2001.

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Yüksel Karaca

Member of Board of Directors of Toya Gold. 30 years of experience in public and private entities. Started working as Finance Inspector at Ministry of Finance. Headed department for tax policy between 2002 and 2006. Moved to private sector in 2006 and served as a senior... executive for holding companies. MBA, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, 1999 BA, Economy, Ankara University, Ankara, 1990.

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Mehmet Deveci

Chief Geologist and Exploration Director of Toya Gold. 30 years of experience in mineral exploration focusing on base and precious metals. Started his career at Tüprag (Eldorado Gold) in 1988, and worked for Rio Tinto between 1990-1996. Worked as a consultant geologist for INCO, BHP,... Noranda (Xstrata) and Turkish companies between 1996 and 2003. Joined Noranda Madencilik (Xstrata/Glencore) in 2003. Graduated with B.Sc in geological engineering from Middle East Technical University in 1987.

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Selin Acundaş

The Corporate Relations and Business Development Director of Toya Gold. Focuses on business development opportunities in the mining, agriculture and infrastructure sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. 20 years of professional and entrepreneurial experience in international business... development, strategy formulation and business management; EU specialist. BA from Koc University, International Relations; Master of European Studies and Master of European Public Administration from Leiden University in Netherlands.

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