Our Consultants & Partners » M.Yasin Altunkaya

M.Yasin Altunkaya

M.Yasin Altunkaya

Partner “The greatest talent a man can ever posses is the ability to discover the talent hidden in other people.” Practice
  • • Technology
  • • Consumer
  • • Industry
Areas Of Expertise
  • • Board & Leadership Advisory Services
  • • Family Business Advisory Services
  • • Executive Search
  • • Shareholder & Founding Board Member – Keiretsu Forum Turkey
  • • Board Member - BMI (Business Management Institute)
  • • Member - AHK (Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce)
  • • Member - Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Turkey
  • • Member - Propeller Club, Port of Istanbul

Education & Experience


Mr. Altunkaya brings close to 15 years of Professional expertise to DataExpert. Since 2001, he has been working at DataExpert having Consultant, Senior Consultant, Business Development Manager and Partner positions respectively. Mr. Altunkaya specializes in searches at management levels, executive and non-executive board member positions.

Mr. Altunkaya, however acting as a generalist specifically focuses on Technology, Consumer and Industry practices within DataExpert. He has significant search experience in Executive and Management positions. Over the years not only assessing more than 4000 candidates while placing more than 200 executives for major clients mainly ranking in Global1000, he additionally conducted several searches across the world especially in the EMEA region. Mr. Altunkaya, continues to add value to clients ranging from start-ups to multinationals by injecting intra-entre-preneurship into organizations.

Despite his career in executive search, Mr. Altunkaya leaded several merger and acquisition projects for multinationals. Combining his entrepreneurial personality with his deep knowledge on leadership subjects, he also provided consultancy to various companies enabling their market entrance to Turkey and surrounding countries.   

In addition to his knowledge on leadership subjects and company structures, he provides board level management consultancy to companies to appoint non-executive board members, structuring the boards, corporate governance subjects, organizational transformation and building up the company strategy.

Additionally Mr. Altunkaya devotes his efforts to improve entrepreneurship and governance within Turkish Business community as a social responsibility to parallel his position within DataExpert.   

Mr. Altunkaya holds an MA degree from Bahcesehir University in Marketing, BA degree from Istanbul University in the major of Business Administration. Additionally he studied at Brighton University about Psychology to gain knowledge about Human Psychology.  

Mr. Altunkaya is fluent in Turkish, English with a basic understanding of German.


0 (212) 288 72 73

Contact Information

Do you need help, support or advise?
  • +90 (212) 288 72 73
  • Şakir Kesebir Cad. Gazi Umur Paşa Sk. No: 31 Balmumcu Beşiktaş / İstanbul
Copyright © 2014 DataExpert, Privacy Statement Terms and Conditions.

4904 sayılı Türkiye İş Kurumu Kanununun 19. maddesi gereği, iş arayanlardan hiçbir ücret ve menfaat talep etmeyen bir kurum olup, Türkiye İş Kurumu İstanbul İl Müdürlüğü'ne bağlı olarak 14 03 2011 tarihli, 41 numaralı izin belgesi ile faaliyet göstermektedir.”