Omurga Capital Partners Investment Director, ULI Turkey Executive Committee Member
İlhami Akkum has started his career in Saudi Arabia in 1984 at the construction contracting industry. He worked at Pegel Arabia, Topsit Inc./Nejat Sönmez, Kumagai Gumi’s Ciragan Palace Project, Acer Consultants’ Glaxo Gebze and Istanbul Light Rail Projects. His real estate debut was Koray’s Kasaba Project. He worked as Yapi Kredi Koray, Finans and TSKB REIT’s Manager, Deputy General Manager and General Manager. He was appointed as Vice President – Real Estate for TAIB Investment Bank. He has joined OMURGA in September 2016 as Investment Director.
With a BSc degree in Civil Engineering from Bogazici University and MSc from Istanbul Technical University, Ilhami Akkum is a part-time faculty member at ITU Graduate School’s Real Estate MSc Program. He is an Appraiser certified by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey, a member of the Executive Committee of ULI Turkey, a Project Management Professional accredited by PMI and a panelist at industry events.