Dr. MASUM TURKER               Country: Turkey

Dr. Masum Turker, YMM (Sworn-in CPA), Senior Auditor, became a member of the IFAC Board in November 2011. He serves as the President of FCM (Fédération des Experts ComptablesMéditerranéens)(the President of FCM from 2004 to 2006 and from January 2016).Dr. Turker is a Founder in Turkerler Auditing and Tax Consulting, Inc. in Istanbul, a founder member of Edinburg Group Small Medium Size Practices Forum since 2000. He serves at Istanbul, Isık and Bahcesehir University as a visiting professor currently.

He previously served as the President of TÜRMOB (Union of Chambers of Certified Public Accountants of Turkey) from 2008 to 2010 and the Vice President of TÜRMOB from 1992 to 1999, as the President of Education and Training Center (TESMER) of TÜRMOBbetween 1993-1999 and 2008-2010,General Secretary of EAAT (Expert Accountants Association of Turkey) from 1975 to 1978, Vice President of EAAT between 1978 and 1989, as President of EAAT between 1995-2000 and 2005-2009 , as the Member of IFAC SMPCommitteefrom 2006 to 2011, the Member of the IFAC Education Committee between 1997-2002, Chairman of the Turkish Auditing Standards Boardbetween2003 and 2009, Vice President of FCM (1999-2004 and 2006-2015), Vice President of the South Eastern European Partnership on Accountancy Development (SEEPAD). Dr. Turker served as lecture at GaziUniversity  between  1978 and 1982 and an assistant professor between 2003 and 2015 at Istanbul Commerce University. Dr. Turker has served as professional accountant since 1971 and as auditor since 1974. On behalf of professional firm that he is founder, he had provided auditing and advisory services in hundreds. He had serves as CEO, Board Member, Board Chairman and Auditor in several companies and banks.

Dr. Turker is a former Minister of State Responsible For Economics in Turkey and he was a Member of Parliament from Istanbul in Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) between 1999-2002.

Dr. Turker has a Phd degree in Accounting and Taxation from Institute of Social Sciences of Istanbul University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration fromIstanbul University. Dr. Turker has YMMCertificatefrom TÜRMOB (1990), Expert-Comptables Certificate from EAAT (1974) and Certificate of Independent Auditor from Capital Markets Board (CMB) (1988) and Public Oversight Authority in Turkey (2013).He is also member of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) since May 2009 and member of The Institute of Internal Auditing in Turkey since 1998.There has been his books and articles in national and international accounting, auditing and taxation areas.