Batu Aksoy, who has started his career in start-up US telecommunications firm in 1998, is the CEO & Vice Chairman of Aksoy Holding, a diversified conglomerate with subsidiaries in the Oil & Energy, Tourism & Real Estate, and International Trade sectors, since 1999. Flagship subsidiaries of Aksoy Holding are Turcas Petrol, Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel and the Epique Island Bodrum investment.

Batu Aksoy is also the CEO & Board Member of Turcas Petrol (BIST:TRCAS), an Oil & Energy focused investment company, and its controlled subsidiaries since 2006. Flagship subsidiaries of Turcas are Shell & Turcas Petrol (Fortune 500 Turkey List, #10), RWE & Turcas South Power Generation (ISO 500 List, #130), and Turcas Kuyucak Geothermal Power Generation.

Batu Aksoy is at the same time; the Honorary Consul of Chile in Istanbul, a Board Member of TUSIAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association) and Leader of its Regional Development Roundtable,a Board Member of TURKONFED (Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation), a Board Member of the Turkish-US Business Council (TAIK) and Turkish-Chile Business Council of DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey), a Member of ETD (Energy Traders Association) which he Chaired during 2013-14, a Member of PETFORM (Petroleum Platform Association) which he Chaired during 2006-08, and a Member of Dean’s Advisory Council at The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.

Batu Aksoy, born in 1977, is married with two children. He is fluent in English and has graduated from The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA), Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty in 1998.