Pelin Cidam serves as Head of Corporate Finance Department at Aktif Bank, and Board Member at Aktif Asset Management. She has more than 16 years' experience in the fields of Corporate Finance and M&A. Before holding office at Aktif Bank, she had worked three years in Audit Department and ten years in Corporate Finance Department, accounting for a total of 13 years, at Deloitte.
She performed due diligence procedures for many foreign and Turkish investors, and provided advisory services for sales and procurement activities at Deloitte. She worked in Corporate Finance Department for 6 months at Deloitte Melbourne office. Managing the acquisition and incorporation procedures of five companies at Aktif Bank, she also carried out project financing processes for Aktif Bank's clients.
Cidam had her Bachelors Degree at the Department of Economics (English), Istanbul University, and completed her master's degree in finance and investment at Exeter University, UK. She has an advanced level of English knowledge, and intermediate level of German. She completed the valuation courses under the program of American Society of Appraisers. Cidam is having CPA certificate.