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1 March 2022

Ceren Solak Yılmaz
Sustainable Finance Manager at Garanti BBVA


Working in the field of sustainability for over 10 years, Ceren embarked on her career as a consultant in energy & climate, now continuing in sustainable finance.

She is the Manager of Garanti BBVA’s Sustainable Finance Team, which coordinates all efforts in the fields of ESG impact measurement and risk management schemes, policy and strategy development, stakeholder engagement, green finance, coordination of the implementation of environmental, social and governance measures by a variety of departments, and reporting of sustainability performance of the Bank under a range of different sustainability reporting initiatives.

She is a highly skilled professional with proven abilities and in-depth expertise in sustainable finance, corporate sustainability, responsible investment, social responsibility, and shared value creation; as well as planning, implementing and managing projects regarding environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks & opportunities.

She played a significant role in achieving many firsts in the field of sustainable finance not just locally, but also in the international arena as well. Ceren has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from Middle East Technical University and an MBA degree from California State University East Bay.

Agenda Sessions

  • Governance of climate-related risks and opportunities