Talat Ul Ussever

Talat Ul Ussever

Associate Professor
Economics & Finance Department

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About the Faculty Member

Experienced executive professional with a demonstrated history of working in the academic, financial & energy sectors. Skilled in Corporate Finance & Management, Energy Economics & Finance, and International Finance & Business. Practiced business and financial market expert & consultant having a Ph.D. focused in Financial Economics from University of Kansas, a Master's focused in Management of Financial Resources from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor’s in Finance from Ankara University, and holding Capital Market Activities Level-3, Corporate Governance Rating, Real Estate Appraisal, Credit Rating, Derivative Instruments, and Information Systems Independent Audit Licenses by Capital Markets Licensing Registry & Training Inc. (Turkey); U.S. Securities & Regulation Certificate by University of California at Davis (USA); and FastTrac Business Training certificate by Kauffman Inc. (USA). Dr. Ulussever is not just a theorist teaching in academia, he is also a practitioner in financial and energy markets. In addition to his academic background and teaching at universities in the USA (Un. of Kansas, MWSU, and Benedict College), Saudi Arabia (KFUPM), Turkey (ITU, ASSU, Bahcesehir, and Medipol) and Kuwait (GUST), he also had practical experience in market and bureaucratic sphere in Turkey as Chief Project Director & Advisor at the ISPAT; Executives like Board Member & Chairman at Borsa İstanbul Inc., Energy Exchange Istanbul, Capital Markets Board, Investor Compensation Center, Istanbul Development Agency, BIST - ITU Technology Inc., Erciyes Holding; Council Member at Energy Sector Council of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges; Advisory Board Members at Yunus Emre Institute, Turkish Industrial Management Sciences Institute of the Scientific & Technological Research Council, and Halal Accreditation Agency. Dr. Ulussever has represented his involved institutions in meetings of General Assembly & Board of Directors like WFE, IOSCO, APEX, EUROPEX, ISDB, and AAOIFI.

Teaching Interest(s)

FinTech, Financial Markets and Institutions, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, International Finance

Expertise Area(s)

FinTech, Capital Markets, Energy Finance, Payments Systems and E-Money