Dr. Mazibas is Head of Research & Business Development at Borsa Istanbul. He runs the projects on a wide-variety of areas including establishing energy, metal and other commodity markets, enhancing current and designing new derivative contracts and indexes, advisory and business collaborations with global exchanges.
He has 16 years of experience in financial markets in a variety of capacities (banking, investment management and academia). He worked at Turkish Treasury and Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Agency until 2006.
After completing master and PhD programmes in the UK, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance in the University of Exeter. He provided quantitative consultancy to global banks, asset management companies, hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds in the UK, US and Canada. He joined Borsa Istanbul in 2013.
He holds a BSc degree in Economics, an MSc degree in financial econometrics, another MSc degree in Financial Analysis and Fund Management, a PhD degree in Quantitative Finance. He has also earned prestigious CFA and FRM charters along with banking specialist charter.
He is a published researcher in applied quantitative finance, financial econometrics and risk measurement, and referee to international journals including Journal of Banking and Finance and International Journal of Forecasting.